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The estate is located in the municipality Wösendorf in the Austrian wine-growing region Wachau, The family business has been run since 1998 by the trained medical technician Erich Machherndl and his wife Karin. The vineyards cover 7.5 hectares of vineyards in some steep terraced Rieden Bachsatz, Harzenleiten, Hochrain. Kollmitz. Kollmütz, Postaller and stone wall. They are with the white wine varieties Green Valtellina. Riesling, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ) Chardonnay, Yellow Muscatel ( Muscat Blanc ) and Frühroter Veltliner, as well as with the red wines Zweigelt and Syrah planted.

Winery Machherndl - Wösendorf Wachau

In 2018 the complete changeover to Organic farming the vineyards and certified production of organic wines completed. These include, among others greening between the vine rows as well as the complete abandonment herbicides or to all pesticides, As a special feature, 100,000 honey bees were taken over by a beekeeping company and taken to the vineyards, where they have multiplied within a short time. Among other things, it will be the biodiversity (Biodiversity) promoted.

The grapes harvested by hand-picking are processed gently. The vinification takes place after noninvasive Principles. The white wine grapes are before the Press slightly mashed and thus develop a stronger aroma. Certain types of wine will be spontaneous fermented. On beautiful is largely waived and sulfur used only in minimal doses. Some wines are without filtration bottled. The winery is a member of the association Vinea Wachau Nobilis Districtus, Accordingly, wines in the three quality classes Steinfeder. Federspiel and emerald produced. It will also produce a bottle-fermented rosé sparkling wine.

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