The winery is located in the municipality Gamlitz-Kranachberg in the wine region südsteiermark (Austria). The history of the Sabathi farm dates back to 1860, but the farm was run as a mixed farm for more than 100 years. After training in the viticulture school Silberberg Hannes Sabathi joined the company, which he and his wife Karin have been running since 2005.
Hannes Sabathi's passion for characterful, terroir Wine was made by traveling in Burgundy aroused. According to the philosophy of the house, the wines should "an ideal synthesis of terroir (soil character), Jahrgangs- and varietal Reflect. Hannes Sabathi is also called "The Sabathi with the roots". On the one hand, this relates to the visual appearance of the labels, but also on the great importance he attaches to the soil (original sound "Geiler Boden, geiler Wein"). The vineyards cover 30 hectares of vineyards in the vineyards Jägersberg. Kranachberg and Loren on Pössnitzberg, The white wine varieties are 95% Sauvignon Blanc. Morillon, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ) Riesling and yellow muscatel cultured; the rest is blue Zweigelt, Environmentally conscious management is practiced.
The wines are made according to the provisions of the Styrian terroir & classic wineries vinified. These are the five categories STK-Wein, Dorfwein STK Gamlitz, Steirische Klassik STK, Erste STK Lage and Große STK Lage. Under the designation “Reserve”, grapes from selected Sauvignon Blanc sticks in the Kranachberg area are only harvested and harvested separately in the best years Barrique expanded. Under the name "free spirits" special wines are experimented with, so to speak, "lawlessly". They are like one Orange Wine mash fermented " amphora Sauvignon Blanc ”and“ Natural Gelber Muskateller ". It will too Frizzante (Zweigelt Rosé and Muscatel) and also produces the typical Styrian pumpkin seed oil.
In 2013 Hannes Sabathi am Kehlberg in the Styrian capital Graz Vineyards revitalized the wine-growing region West Styria assigned. The varieties Gelber Muskateller and Sauvignon Blanc are grown on 4.5 hectares and the wines are marketed under "Grazer Stadtwein FALTER EGO".