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Haag Fritz

The origin of the winery "Fritz Haag - Dusemonder yard" in the community Brauneberg (was called Dusemond until 1925) in the German growing area Moselle goes back to the year 1605. After apprenticeship in Austria, Wilhelm Haag took over in 1957. After completing his apprenticeship in renowned wineries in Germany and South Africa, studying at the FH Geisenheim with a degree as a certified oenologist and five years as a manager of the wineries Privy Councilor J. Wegeler Erben The company has been managed by its son Oliver Haag since the beginning of 2005. The vineyards cover 12.5 hectares of vineyards, of which eight acres in the Brauneberg top locations Juffer and Juffer sundial, The extraordinary showpiece in the Juffer sundial is a 7,000 m² plot with 80-year-old vines. The vintage is done by hand in mostly four passes. In the first round about 20% of the grapes are selected, from which the acid-stressed estate wine is produced. The remainder of the grapes are destined for the premium wines and, if possible, stay on the hive much longer. The winery specializes in dry, fine-fruity to noble sweet top-crops. The predicate wines are marketed under the respective layer designation, the quality wines under the estate name. The winery is a member of VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter). Wilhelm Haag was chairman of the VDP-Mosel for many years and is today honorary chairman.

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