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Othegraven

The traditional winery is located in the municipality of Kanzem (Saar area) in the German wine-growing region Moselle, The history goes back to the early 16th century. The property came into the possession of the Grach-Weissebach-von Othegraven family in 1805. It was led by Katharina Grach-Weissebach (1789-1826) and later by Maria von Othegraven (1899-1995) until her death. Then her niece, Dr. Heidi Kegel, the management. In mid-2010 the TV host Günter Jauch (grandson of Elsa von Othegraven) took over. Since 2004 Andreas Barth was, who continues to be the Lubentiushof in Niederfell, as cellar master responsible for the expansion of the wines. He has been the managing director since 2010.

The cultivated vineyards cover 16 hectares of vineyards, mostly in individual locations Altenberg at the heart (Kanzem), Bockstein (Ockfen), Herrenberg (Wawern) and Kupp (Wiltingen). A planned, extremely controversial Land regrouping measure, in the course of which the Kanzemer Altenberg would have been cut by a path midway up the steep slope, Dr. Prevent Heidi Kegel. 100% Riesling is cultivated. The flagship is the as Big plant marketed "Riesling Kanzem Altenberg", which also in Magnums (1.5 l) is filled. The company is a member of VDP (Association of German quality wine estates).

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