The estate is located in the 19th district of Döbling in the Austrian capital Wien, It is one of the best known and oldest in the city. The Mayer family has been in the former suburbs and now district parts since 1683 Grinzing and based in Heiligenstadt. In 1817 Ludwig van lived in the romantic old main building at Pfarrplatz 2 (district Heiligenstadt) Beethoven (1770-1827). Here the artist worked on his 9th symphony. That is why the typical Viennese wine tavern was named after him as the "Beethoven House". In the old press house there is a tree press hewn from oak ( Torggel ) from 1617, which is still functional today. The former owner of the Economics Council Ing. Franz Mayer (1928-2011) is considered an integration figure and doyen of Viennese wine par excellence. The business was sold to the advertising specialist Hans Schmid in 2006. The responsible team consists of Gerhard Lobner (CEO), Ing. Barbara Wimmer (cellar master), Dr. Dragos Pavelescu (oenologist) and Paul Kiefer (sales manager).
The vineyards cover 61 hectares of vineyards in the Alsegg (Hernals) vineyards, Nußberg (Subriede Preussen), as well as the Döblinger Rieden Schenkenberg and Reisenberg. It will be the white varieties Riesling. Green Valtellina. Chardonnay, Yellow muscatel. Neuburger. Traminer and Sauvignon Blanc, as well as Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) cultivated. Some areas are mixed planted. Of these, the typical Viennese Heurigen wine "Mixed set Nussberg" (Grüner Veltliner, Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Rotgipfler. Zierfandler ) pressed. As a member of the ÖPUL program (Austrian program for environmentally friendly agriculture), natural processing follows KIP guidelines, Among other things, no artificial ones fertilizer used. The entire production takes place according to certified rules of Sustainable Austria,
Through selective hand picking in multiple passes only physiologically mature and healthy grapes for processing. After gentle pressing, the white wines are in stainless steel tanksfruity auzsgebaut. The wines from Nussberg are labeled for a long time on the lees, to the minerality to emphasize. Premium wines include Grüner Veltliner, Riesling Nußberg and Sauvignon Blanc Reisenberg. A specialty is a DAC wine Vienna mixed set made from grapes of the smallest vineyard in Vienna at Schwarzenbergplatz in the inner city. The Viennese mayor is traditionally involved in the harvest in autumn. This wine will be auctioned on the occasion of the humanitarian campaign "Licht ins Dunkel". The winery is a member of the winegrowers' associations Traditional wineries Austria and WienWein,