The estate is located in the Hattenheim municipality in the German wine-growing region Rheingau, In 1870 Balthasar Ress founded a business with an inn and his own winegrowing in Hattenheim (today part of Eltville ). In 1993 the new cellar building "Rheinallee 50" was acquired. The old manor house in “Rheinallee 7” now offers an impressive setting for all kinds of events. The vinotheque is located in the new cellar building. Today, the fifth generation of the traditional company is run by Christian Ress, who, together with Dirk Würtz, completely changed the estate. The vineyards cover 43 hectares of vineyards in individual locations Mount Roseneck. Mount Rottland and Schlossberg mountain (Rudesheim) Engelmann mountain. Nussbrunnen and Schützenhaus (Hattenheim), as well Höllenberg (Assmannshausen). You are mostly with that Riesling (40 ha) and Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) and other varieties planted.
The wines are divided into three lines according to the VDP classification model marketed. Balthasar Ress used to offer specially selected wines as "Von Unserm". The winery still uses this brand for special wines, bottle-fermented sect and spirits of the house that meet the highest quality standards. In the treasury store wine back to the vintage 1920. Since June 2009 the winery has owned a 3,000 m² vineyard in the municipality of Keitum on the island of Sylt. It is the northernmost vineyard in Germany. There were 500 Rivaner- and 1,100 Solaris vines planted. Since the 2013 vintage, the first Schleswig-Holstein Produced country wine from Sylt, which is named after the latitude "55 ° North - Solaris / Rivaner". As a special feature Rebstock sponsorships be completed. The winery is a member of VDP (Association of German quality wine estates).