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Forest rider Meinhard

The winery is located in Hollenburg a district of Krems at the Donau in the Lower Austrian wine-growing region Kremstal, It has been family owned since 1868. The parents Meinhard and Hermine Forstreiter handed over the business to their son Meinhard jr in 2001. and his wife Isabella. Parts of the cellar are already 300 years old. The partially terraced vineyards cover 28 hectares of vineyards in the vineyards Kremser Kogl and slate. They are 80% with the white varieties Grüner Veltliner, Riesling, Yellow Muscat and Sauvignon Blanc, and to 20% with the red varieties Zweigelt, St. Laurent and as a novelty Zinfandel (first harvest vintage 2000) planted. The management is done according to the rules of Organic viticulture, These include green manure and nützlingsschonenderplant protection,

The crop is processed with whole bunch pressing. The varietal vinified wines are mainly dry expanded. The red wines St. Laurent, Zinfandel and Zweigelt mature in barriques. The premium wines include various Rieslings and Grüner Veltliner Kremstal DAC or Kremstal DAC Reserve. As a special feature, certain wines are also in magnums (1.5 l) bottled. In weather suitable years also noble sweet predicates are up Eiswein vinified. It also produces brandies and naturally cloudy apple juices. The winery is a member of "Original Krems Wine".

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