The winery and Gutsausschank Detlev Ritter and Edler von Oetinger "to young Oetinger" is located in the municipality of Erbach in the German wine-growing region Rheingau, The winemaking tradition of the Oetinger family dates back to 1828 in Erbach. The cornerstone of today's operation was laid in 1966 by Robert von Oetinger. Today, the family business is run by Achim von Oetinger and his wife Julia in the third generation. The vineyards cover 7.5 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Hohenrain. Marcobrunn. Michel Mark. Siegelsberg and Steinmorgen (Erbach), as well Sandgrub (Kiedrich). They are planted to 90% with the Riesling, the rest with the varieties Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris. It is consistently environmentally friendly viticulture with for example greening and exclusive use of natural fertilizer practiced.
Important quality criteria in the vineyard are among others more targeted pruning. yield reduction. Defoliation of vines and only selective hand picking. By a restrained, cool fermentation In temperature-controlled steel tanks, white wines with pronounced fruit flavors are produced. The premium wines from the VDP-classified Layers are marketed under the -M-Collection, which is based on the criteria of the First crop be generated. In weather-appropriate years also Trockenbeerenauslese and ice wines are pressed. Every year around 50,000 bottles of wine are produced. Bottle-fermented sparkling wines, brandies and vinegar are also produced. The winery is a member of VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter).