The estate is located in the municipality of Auer (Ora) in the Italian viticulture sector South-Tirol
(Region Trentino-Alto Adige
). The origin goes back to the early 17th century. The name is derived from a former Happacher family. After an eventful history, the approximately 16 large property was purchased in 1983 by the South Tyrolean state government and made available to the secondary school for agriculture in Auer as a training ground. Director is Dr. Franz Tutzer, Bernhard Pichler is responsible as cellar master. All varieties of South Tyrolean grapes are kept in a variety quarter, as well as the various common varieties education forms
, The varieties Merlot, Lagrein, Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay are grown on four hectares on a larger scale. The Lagrein vineyard is after the Bioland guidelines
cultivated and is certified accordingly. The rest of the area is built according to the KIP / IP criteria ( Integrated crop protection
) ordered. The wines are called DOC South Tyrol produced.