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Ziegler August (winery Maikammer)

The estate is located in the municipality of Maikammer (Southern Wine Route) in the German wine-growing region palatinate, The traditional Ziegler family has been growing wine in Maikammer for almost 300 years. Today's winery, whose estate house is listed as a listed building, was founded by August Ziegler in 1894. Today, it is led by his great grandchildren Harald (sales) and Uwe Ziegler (winemaking) in the eighth generation of the family. A new sales and presentation room was put into operation in 2002. The vineyards cover 20 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Biengarten. Mandelgarten and Schlössel (Gimmeldingen), Kapellenberg (Alsterweiler), Römerweg (Kirrweiler), Eselshaut (Mustache), as well Heiligenberg and church piece (May Chamber). They are the white varieties Riesling (4 ha), Pinot Blanc, Gewürztraminer, Scheurebe, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Gris, Rieslaner, Silvaner, Chardonnay, Kerner and Sauvignon Blanc, and the red varieties Pinot Noir, Dornfelder, St. Laurent, Cabernet Cubin, Cabernet Franc , Merlot and Syrah planted. The white wines are matured in steel tanks, the red wines in large oak barrels or oak barrels. It is also experimented with red wine cuvées.

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