73. Wegeler

Ralf Frenzel / Sprecher Der Eigentümerfamilien
Richard Grosche

DE - 65375 Oestrich-Winkel Hessen



Wine-growing region:
Rheingau & Mosel

Passion for Riesling and Pinot Noir.
Weingüter Wegeler is a family-run business founded in 1882 and has two winery sites on the Rhine and Mosel rivers, all of which focus on Riesling. In 2007, the addition of the 4-hectare Krone estate at Assmannshausen contributed a small but fine share of Pinot Noir to the line-up.
Julius Wegeler was a wine merchant and sparkling wine producer at Deinhard before he also established himself as a winemaker. The decision to produce wine must be seen from the perspective of a merchant and trader, based on the trading practices of the time: The quality of a wine was inextricably linked to its origin and its maturity. Young wine in today's sense was usually left on the lees for at least two winters, while outstanding vintages were kept in the cellar for much longer. To make great wine, Wegeler needed not only capital, but also foresight, cool storage space and the most precious commodity of all: Time.

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2021 Loess Riesling

White wine

Loess is the liquid business card for our Rheingau estate. A dry Riesling produced from mainly grand cru vineyard sites in Oestrich and Geisenheim with predominantly loess soils.

2011 Geheimrat J

White wine

The signature wine from Wegeler estate has been produced since vintage 1983, so 2023 marks the 40th anniversary. When it was released on the market in 1984, it was the first dry Riesling available to reataurants in Germany. Geheimrat J is a classic blend of our best plots of our grand cru vineyards sites.

2021 Doctor Kabinett

White wine

A classic Kabinett from one of the world's most expensive and sought after vineyard sites, the Doctor in Bernkastel. A selection of the best plots in this exclusive 3.25 hectares vineyard, slightly off-dry. Completely wild fermented and aged on lees till May 2022.

2016 Höllenberg GG

Pinot Noir
Red wine

The village of Assmannshausen has been known for cultivationg some of Germany's finest Pinot Noir for over 800 years and Höllenberg is the iconic grand cru there. The genetic material in our best plot comes from Chambertin grand cru and was planted in the 1960. So yes, old vines!

Casòn Hirschprunn

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