The "Wine & Sektgut Hemer GbR" is located in the municipality Abenheim (area Wonnegau) in the German wine-growing region Rheinhessen
, The main building used until today was built by the great-grandparents Karl and Anna-Maria Jennewein in 1902. The former agricultural mixed farm was converted to pure wine from the 1960s. Today the company is managed by Andreas and Stefan Hemer. The vineyards cover 30 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Kapellenstück and Klausenberg (Abenheim). They are the white varieties Riesling, Silvaner, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Müller-Thurgau, Kerner, Chardonnay, Muscat, Gewürztraminer, Scheurebe, Bacchus, Morio Muscat, Faberrebe, Solaris, Huxelrebe and Ortega, and the red varieties Dornfelder, Portugieser , Pinot Noir, Merlot, St. Laurent, Frühburgunder, Regent and Cabernet Dorsa planted.
Since the year 2004 Organic viticulture
according to the guidelines of ECOVIN
practiced. Quality criteria are short pruning
, targeted soil cultivation, optimal nutrient supply of the vines and more environmentally friendly plant protection
, Through consistent thin out
There is a yield reduction of 30 to 50% depending on the variety and wine type. After gentle pressing, the musts are fermented with the aim of preserving the natural aromas. The wines are stored on the long lees,
The winery has its own system with three classes from one to three stars. The * wines include the fruity estate wines and are bottled in liter bottles. The ** wines correspond to Cabinet and Spätlese; the white wines are matured in steel tanks, the red wines in large wooden barrels. The *** - Premium wines correspond Great plants
, Selectionsweinen, as well as Beerenauslese, Trockenbeerenauslese and Eiswein
, The red wines are aged up to 24 months in oak barrels. A main segment is bottle-fermented sect. There are also brandies (pomace, yeast, grape, wine), vinegars
and wine jelly
produced. Since 2003, there is a close cooperation with the vineyard Rödinger, whose wines are vinified and marketed under this name.