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H & M Hofer

The "Organic Weingut H. & M. Hofer" is located in the community Auersthal near Wien in the south of the Lower Austrian winegrowing area Weinviertel, It is run by cellar master Hermann Hofer and his wife Maria. On wine tavern is connected, where guests are offered food in organic quality. On 45 hectares of arable land since 2001, a controlled organic agriculture is operated. Of these, the vineyards cover 20 hectares of vineyards in the vineyards Freiberg, Gaissberg and Vogelsang (Bockfließ), as well as Kirchlissen (Auersthal). They are 70% with the white wine varieties Green Valtellina (the leading variety with over 50%), Pinot Blanc. Riesling. Riesling and Mixed set, as well as to 30% with the red wines Zweigelt (15%), St. Laurent. Blauburger and some PIWI varieties such as B. monarch and Cabernet Carol planted.

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

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