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H&M Hofer

The "Bio-Weingut H. & M. Hofer" is located in the municipality of Auersthal near Wien in the south of the Lower Austrian wine region Weinviertel, It is managed by cellar master Hermann Hofer and his wife Maria. On wine tavern is connected, where guests are offered organic food. Controlled organic farming has been carried out on 45 hectares of arable land since 2001. The vineyards comprise 20 hectares of vineyards in the vineyards Freiberg, Gaissberg and Vogelsang (Bockfließ) and Kirchlissen (Auersthal). They are 70% with the white wine varieties Green Valtellina (the leading variety with over 50%), Pinot Blanc. Riesling. Riesling and Mixed sentence, as well as 30% with the red wine varieties Zweigelt (15%), St. Laurent. Blauburger and some PIWI varieties such as B. monarch and Cabernet Carol planted.

Management has been carried out according to organic-biological guidelines since the 1990s. Since 2001, the company, which is considered a bio pioneer, has been operating according to the rules of the Organic viticulture of Bio Austria certified. On the use of pesticides and chemical fertilizers is completely dispensed with. In various works, the moon phases considered. The selective hand picking of exclusively ripe and healthy grapes takes place from late September to early November. The Organic wines Depending on the type of wine, they are aged in large wooden barrels (St. Laurent), steel tanks or in barriques (Zweigelt). The product range includes several Weinviertel DAC (Grüner Veltliner), the red wine "Gaissberg" (Monarch, Cabernet Carol), bottle-fermented sparkling wine (Welschriesling), Biosecco (PIWI varieties) as well as red and white grape juice,

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