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The winegrowers' association in the German region Wuerttemberg was founded in 1986 as a "New Oak Barrel Study Group". It consists of companies that are dedicated to Barrique have prescribed. The name, which was chosen later, is formed from the initial letters of the five founding companies and alludes to the roasting of the barriques with the name of the Greek god of the underworld (hell). these are Prince of Hohenlohe-Oehringen and Sonnenhof. Adelmann. Drautz-Able. Ellwanger Jürgen, The State Teaching and Research Institute came later vineyard that provides scientific support. The main goal of the association was to help the barrique expansion, which was frowned upon in Germany at the time and until the mid-1990s, through appropriate campaigns and, above all, high-quality wines to achieve a better image and recognition. The HADES seal is only awarded to the best vintages and as part of a sensory Examination granted by members. Another association with a similar objective is that German barrique forum,

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