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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 story goes back to the early 16th century. The estate came in 1805 in the possession of the family Grach-Weissebach-von Othegraven. It was first led by Katharina Grach-Weissebach (1789-1826) and later by Maria von Othegraven (1899-1995) until her death. After that, her niece, Dr. Ing. Heidi Kegel, the lead. In mid-2010, the winery was taken over by TV presenter Günter Jauch (grandson of Elsa von Othegraven). Since 2004, Andreas Barth, who continued to be the Lubentiushof in Niederfell, as cellar master responsible for the expansion of the wines. Since 2010 he is responsible as managing director.

The cultivated vineyards cover 16 hectares of vineyards in most of the individual layers Altenberg in the heart (Kanzem), Bockstein (Ockfen), Herrenberg (Wawern) and Kupp (Wiltingen). A planned, highly controversial Land regrouping measure In the course of which the Kanzemer Altenberg would have been cut through a path at mid-height of the steep slope, Dr. Heidi prevent cones. It is cultivated to 100% Riesling. The flagship is the one Big greenhouse marketed "Riesling Kanzem Altenberg", which is also in Magnums (1.5 l) is bottled. The company is a member of VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter).

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