The winery is located in the Burgenland capital Eisenstadt
in the DAC area Leithaberg
(Austria). The winery was moved to Trausdorf in 2010. The traditional company is managed by Erwin Tinhof in the 11th generation of families. After studying agriculture at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Wien
, he completed a semester at the University of Montpellier
and an internship at the French winery Mas de Daumas-Gassac
(Languedoc). The vineyards cover 14 hectares of vineyards on the slopes of the Leitha Mountains in the vineyards of Fuchsenriegel and Feuersteig. They are planted with vines up to 50 years old. These are the white varieties Weißburgunder, Neuburger and Muskat-Ottonel, as well as the red varieties Blaufränkisch
, St. Laurent and Zweigelt. Management has been carried out in accordance with the guidelines of the Organic viticulture
, These include waiving insecticides
, such as fertilization
without synthetic materials.
After selective hand picking, the white wine grapes are either pressed immediately or left on the mash for a few hours. This is followed by a chilled fermentation with the aim of typical wines. Depending on the vintage, quality and variety, further expansion takes place either in wooden barrels or in steel tanks. Depending on the maturity, the red wine grapes go through one to four weeks of classic maceration
, The further expansion takes place in the large wooden barrel. Special white wine and red wine qualities are developed in barriques. The premium wines include various red and white wines Leithaberg DAC
(Erwin Tinhof was a founding member of the Leithaberg group in 2006). In weather-appropriate years too noble sweet Berry selection and dry berry selection pressed. The wines are exported to the European countries Germany, Switzerland, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Czech Republic as well as to the USA.