The winery is located about two kilometres south of Ahrweiler in a side valley of the Ahr above the Calvary Monastery in the German Ahr wine growing region. The roots of the estate, which was then called Ausflugslokal, lie in the first half of the 20th century. The operators lived primarily from chicken and cattle breeding. Today a bunch economy is attached. Since 2013, the cellar master is the studied oenologist Alexander Weber, and Renate Günther is responsible as the managing director.
The vineyards cover 9.5 hectares of vineyards in the individual locations Burggarten and Kapellenberg (Heimersheim), Schieferley (Neuenahr), Daubhaus, Rosenthal, Silberberg and Ursulinengarten (Ahrweiler), Karlskopf, Steinkaul and Sonnenschein (Bachem), Alte Lay and Pfaffenberg (Walporzheim), Rosenberg (Marienthal), Burggarten, Hardtberg, Pfarrwingert and Schieferlay (Dernau), as well as Herrenberg (Rech). They are planted to 70% withPinot Noir, as well as Pinot Noir, PinotBlanc andPinot Gris.
Since 1999, the entire area has been cultivated according to the organic, ecological guidelines of the Bioland organic farming association. Through meticulous, selective manual harvesting, an extremely low yield of 25 hl/ha is achieved for the top wines. The product range is divided into the lines estate wines, local wines, site wines and treasure chamber wines. The Pinot Noirs are developed in a terroir-typical and mineral manner. Bottle-fermented sparkling wines and various noble brandies(yeast, marc, wine, fruit) are also produced.