The family business is located in the municipality of Illingen-Schützingen (area Württembergisch Unterland) in the German wine-growing region Wuerttemberg
, It was founded in 1987 by Johannes and Ilse Häge. A Gutsschenke is connected. Although it is a jointly managed family business, two different wineries are operated. Certain practices, such as organic fertilization, are used in both. Nevertheless, there is a clear separation of the two cultivation methods. Even in the cellar, conventional and organic wines are strictly separated.
Johannes Häge is responsible for the original vineyard. The vineyards cover a total of 3.3 hectares of which 1.9 hectares of steep terraced plots in the individual layers Closter vineyard (Maulbronn), heap (Mühlhausen / Enz) and Schanzreiter (Illingen). They are planted with the red varieties Pinot Noir, Lemberger, Trollinger, Schwarzriesling, Dornfelder, Regent, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Mitos and Merlot, and with the white varieties Riesling, Pinot Gris, Muscat and Kerner. Bottle-fermented sparkling wines, sparkling wines and spirits (pomace, wine, fruit) are also produced. In weather-appropriate years will also Eiswein