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Grebner - the patrician courtyard

The estate is located in the commune of Großlangheim (Steigerwald area) in the German wine-growing region Franconia, The patrician farm dates from 1738 and was built by the Cuntzmann family, after whom a wine line is named. The historic vaulted cellar dates from 1482. The property was purchased and restored in 1993 by the Grebner family. This has been wine growing here since 1873. The company is run today by Günter Grebner, Björn Grebner is responsible for the cellar technology. A restaurant and a hotel are connected. The vineyards cover seven hectares of vineyards in the individual vineyards Kiliansberg (Großlangheim), Geißberg and Wachhügel (Wiesenbronn). They are 70% planted with the white varieties Müller-Thurgau, Silvaner, Bacchus, Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc, and 30% with the red varieties Pinot Noir, Domina, Blaufränkisch and Black Riesling.

Natural management is carried out according to the rules of the Integrated crop protection, On the use of herbicides is waived. For pest control, the disrupter and predatory mites used. The nutrient supply takes place through greening and the exclusive use of natural fertilizers. The reduced average yield is 55 hectoliters / hectare. The wines are vinified or aged according to the variety and location. The white wine must is clarified by sedimentation and then fermented at 15 to 20 ° Celsius. The red wines go through a classic mash fermentation, but sometimes this also happens with white wines. To filtration and maturity, the wines are stored at 8 ° Celsius until bottling. Bottle-fermented sparkling wines and Secco (sparkling wines) are also produced. Around 50,000 bottles of wine are produced annually. The winery is a member of the Fränkisches Gewächs association.

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