Our wine estate is located in the charming winemaking village of Theiss, north of the Danube,
not far from the wine city of Krems. In 2007, I took over the reins from my parents,
Alois and Edeltraud, who like true visionaries developed it to today’s magnitude and quality.
For me, there was never a question of whether I would become a winemaker.
Working in the vineyards, supervising the wines in the cellar as the fieldwork of a year evolves into savourable pleasure is a process which has always fascinated me.
But before I could get launched, I went a-wandering, to research winemaking processes and techniques from different, newer perspectives. The essence of the insights I gained comes down to one single guideline: concentrate on your strengths. By the way, you’ll find me in the vineyards more often than in the office…