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The "Reh Kendermann Weinkellerei GmbH" has its headquarters in Bingen (Rhine Hesse). Administration, management, sales, winery, bottling, domestic wine storage and export are located here. Other locations are in Böchingen, Leiwen and Gau-Bickelheim. Philipp Closheim and Steffan Haub as winemakers and Harald Kroll as cellar master are responsible for the production. The company emerged from the merger of the Carl Reh and Hermann Kendermann wineries. Carl Reh (1898-1962) founded the "trading company for grapes, must and wine" in Leiwen on the Moselle in 1920. The founder's grandson of the same name took over in 1987 and in 1992 the “Hermann Kendermann GmbH” in Bingen and thus the successful brand “Black Tower” was bought. The current company was born through the merger of the two wineries in 1999 and has been managed by the third generation. The company celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2010.

Cold fermentation was introduced in 1995 as the first winery in Germany. From 1996, a consistent quality system was established, from the vineyard to the bottle. The company is ISO 9001 certified and produces according to the requirements of HACCP system, In 2001, 350 hectares of vines were acquired in Little Wallachia (Romania), 252 hectares were replanted and the “Carl Reh Winery” was founded in Oprisor. Vineyards in the growing area also came Moselle added. In addition, grapes from 400 contract winemakers from the two growing regions palatinate and Rheinhessen delivered. In 2010 the "Novini wine cellar" (formerly the central cellar of the Rhineland flat share) was bought. Finally, in April 2017 the Napier Winery in Wellington (South Africa) was taken over.

The product range includes the brands 3W (stands for world wide wine, Malbec ( Cot ) from Argentina, Sauvignon Blanc from South Africa and Zinfandel from California), Black Tower (German grape varietal wines), Carl Reh (Moselle and Palatinate), Kendermanns (Rheinhessen, Palatinate, some Organic wines ) and Val Duna (Romanian wines). In addition, there is exclusive distribution for the Australian brand Lindeman's, With 15 million bottles sold, "Black Tower" is the best-selling German one brand wine worldwide. All wines from the organic line comply with the regulations of the Organic farming, In total, over 44 million bottles of wine are produced annually at all locations. The branded wines and premium own brands are exported to over 35 countries.

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