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A brief history

Our vineyard consists of 2.6 hectares of wine and 1.1 hectares of meadows and arable land. It has been cared for by our family for centuries and in 2004 we came across biodynamic agriculture. In addition to grapes, spelt is also grown in small quantities and for 12 years an old variety of native corn carefully selected by us. A herd of sheep grazes among the vines and gives us, in addition to manure for the plants, a soul to the company organism. For us biodynamics is not a method of cultivation but a holistic development of the farmer with his company. Our thoughts are turned to the earth, we work primarily for something and we try to minimize the interventions against something, so in addition to the biodynamic preparations we use nettle, chamomile and horsetail infusions to strengthen the vital forces.

The minimalistic approach is carefully followed even in the vinery. We do not take away from or add anything to our wines, apart from our loving attention. Spontaneous fermentation, no clarification, no pumps - we do not produce wines but let them be born and develop naturally. The only thing added is about 35 mg. of sulphites for bottling. Most of the 8,000 to 12,000 bottles produced are vinified in terracotta amphorae of the Spanish type, as is our leading wine "Garnellen" Sauvignon Anphora.

Tröpfltalhof Wines

Featured Wines

Tröpfltalhof Barleith Anphora Cabernet Sauvignon Bottle Preview
TröpfltalhofBarleith Anphora Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon grapes fermented spontaneously on the skins in amphorae of clay over a 21-month maturation process.

Tröpfltalhof RosèMarie Bottle Preview

RosèMarie is a non-typical Rosè, a blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Tröpfltalhof LeViogn Bottle Preview

Biodynamic Viognier harvested when the grapes are of a beautiful golden yellow color macerated in a 13 hl oak barrel.

Tröpfltalhof Storlond Bottle Preview

Storlond is a blend of Merlot (80%) and, minority, Cabernet Sauvignon.

Tröpfltalhof Sauvignon Garnellen Anphora Bottle Preview
TröpfltalhofSauvignon Garnellen Anphora

Sauvignon Blanc grapes fermented spontaneously on the skins in amphorae of clay over a 21-month maturation process.