The winery is located in the municipality Nierstein (Area Nierstein) in the German growing area Rheinhessen, It was founded in 1920, but did not receive its current name after an old ironworks of the former owner MAN until 1985. In 2005 MAN sold the winery to the entrepreneur Detlev Meyer. Ownership also includes the winery Heyl to Herrnsheim, Both wineries moved to the renovated buildings of the former winery Gustav Adolf Schmitt at the end of 2006. Most wine and wine are moved there only by gravity. Highlights are the fermentation cellar with the most gentle technology and the new wine shop. Initially, the two companies were separated in terms of production, but in 2008 it was decided to unite the two. Heyl zu Herrnsheim remains as a wine line. The company is managed by Dirk Würtz (Managing Partner). As cellar master Sebastian Strub is responsible.
The vineyards cover 40 hectares of vineyards in the Niersteiner individual layers hipping. Mount of Olives. Orbel. Pettenthal and ten mornings alone. The also in sole ownership location brother mountain is only used for the brand Heyl zu Herrnsheim. They are 80% of the main variety Riesling, as well as Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) Blaufränkisch, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) Chardonnay and the rare variety Yellow Orléans planted. The management takes place after biodynamic methods according to the since 2018 certified guidelines of the organic association DEMETER, The wines will be spontaneous fermented and depending on the type of wine in the stainless steel tank, in the big wooden barrel or in Barrique expanded. The large product range is according to the VDP classification model divided into the lines Grosse Gewächse, Ortsweine and Gutsweine. In weather-appropriate years are also noble sweet Wines pressed. Every year around 220,000 bottles of wine are produced. The winery is a member of VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter).