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Niedermayr Thomas Hof Gandberg

The estate is located in the wine-growing community of St. Michael Eppan on the Weinstrasse (Überetsch) in South-Tirol (Region Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy). The family has been cultivating wine and fruit growing for generations. The business is run by Thomas Niedermayr in the second generation. Father Rudolf Niedermayr is considered a pioneer in the cultivation of mushroom-resistant grape varieties and organic cultivation. The cultivated area covers three hectares at the southeast foot of the Gandberg at 520 meters above sea level. The vineyards with two hectares of vines on deep limestone gravel soil are on the southeast slope at the southern end of the Eppan Berg growing area. Out ecological Reasons have been preferred since the mid-1990s PIWI varieties planted. Today that's 95% of the stock.

There are the white varieties Pinot Blanc, Solaris, Bronner, Souvignier Gris and Muscaris, as well as the red varieties Cabernet Cortis, Cabernet Cantor and some of their own breeding selected varieties cultivated. Management has been carried out in accordance with the principles of Organic viticulture according to the guidelines of Bioland; certification / control is carried out by ABCERT. Through regular ecological sowing or greening should diversity in ecosystem Vineyard to be promoted.

Since the 1993 harvest, the grapes have been pressed in the farm's own cellar. The fermentation takes place in principle spontaneous with natural yeasts from the vineyard. The product range includes exclusively Organic wines, It consists of the white wines Pinot Blanc "TN 76", Bronner "TN 04", the Cuvée Sonnrain "TN 99" (PIWI only), Souvignier Gris "TN06" and the mash-fermented Souvignier Gris "TN 06" afterglow as well as the red wine cuvée Beerl , Around 12,000 bottles of wine are produced annually. The winery is a member of the associations Bioland and Free wine growers in South Tyrol,

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