The winery "Ernst Steffens" is located in the community Zell-Merl (Bernkastel area) in the German wine-growing region Moselle
, The family has been running viticulture since 1648. The operation is led by Paul-Werner Steffens and wife Elsbeth. The vineyards cover nearly three hectares of vineyards in the layers Nonnengarten (Briedel), Burglay rock (Zell), and Adler, Fettgarten, Königslay and Stephansberg (Merl). They are mainly planted with white wine varieties. Mainly this is the Riesling, as well as Kerner, Bacchus and Müller-Thurgau, as well as the only red variety Dornfelder. Special emphasis is placed on the consistently good care of the vineyards, selective hand-picking and careful careful wine-growing in large oak barrels. The Rieslings are offered in dry, semi-dry, sweet and noble sweet, in suitable years also ice wines are pressed. It will also produce a bottle fermented sparkling wine.