The "Franz Friedrich-Kern" winery is located in the municipality of Bernkastel-Wehlen in the German wine-growing region Moselle
, A winery Friedrich was mentioned in documents in 1753 and is still family-owned. In 1938, Franz Friedrich married into the long-established Kern winery, which gave the double name. Today it is run by Franz-Josef Kern. An ostrich economy is connected. The vineyards cover five hectares of vineyards in the locations Heaven
(Graach and Zeltingen), Johannisbrünnchen (Bernkastel) and sundial
(Wehlen). They are planted 90% with Riesling, as well as some Rivaner, dark fields and Dornfelder. The focus is on dry wines, complemented by fruit-sweet specialties from late harvest to dry berry selection. The wines are aged in traditional wooden powder barrels in the old vaulted cellar. The flagship of the house is the dry, terroir-emphasized "Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling S", which is from over 80 years old ungrafted
Vines being pressed.