The estate is located in the municipality of Kaltern (Caldaro) in the Italian wine sector South-Tirol (Region Trentino-Alto Adige ). It was founded in 1968 and has been owned by the Roner family from Tramin since 1999. The administrator is Ludwig Kaneppele, responsible cellar master Hannes Bernhard. Above the cellar buildings is the Ritterhof restaurant, where you can enjoy the wines of the winery as well as a large selection of other South Tyrolean wines of classic South Tyrolean dishes.
In addition to its own 7.5 hectares of vineyards, the grapes are processed by long-term contract winemakers who cultivate a further 35 hectares. The company's own areas are mostly located near the winery near Kaltern and in Tramin, and those of the suppliers are mainly in the so-called Unterland near Kurtatsch, Montan and Auer, as well as in the Bozen valley floor. 40% white wine Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ) Chardonnay. Sauvignon Blanc. Müller-Thurgau. Goldmuskateller and Gewurztraminer, as well as 60% the red wine varieties Lagrein, Vernatsch ( Schiava Grossa ) Rosenmuskateller, Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon processed. Great value is placed on floor care. This is why the vineyards are managed in a natural, environmentally friendly manner.
The white wines are in stainless steel, The red wines in steel tanks or in large wooden barrel expanded. The diverse range includes 30 wines, divided into the three selection lines Terra, Collis and Rarus. The down-to-earth Terra line forms the foundation and consists of the classic South Tyrolean wines. Variety typical and drinking pleasure are in the foreground here. The grapes for the wines of the "Collis" line come from the best slopes of the respective growing zones. The “Rarus” line consists of only two wines, the “Sonus” made from dried Traminer grapes and the Lagrein “Manus”. Both are only produced in particularly good years. The large product range is under the DOC names Kalterersee. St. Magdalener and mainly South Tyrol marketed. Around 290,000 bottles of wine are produced annually.