The "Wein- und Sektgut Gerhard Karle" is located in the community of Ihringen (Kaiserstuhl area) in the German wine growing region of Baden
. It was founded in 1899 by Friedrich Karle. Today it is managed in the fourth generation of the family by Gerhard and Elisabeth Karle. The vineyards comprise 11 hectares of vineyards in the individual locations Fohrenberg and Winklerberg
. They are planted with the white wine varieties Weißburgunder, Grauburgunder, Chardonnay, Silvaner, Gewürztraminer, Muskateller and Riesling, as well as Spätburgunder. They are cultivated according to ecological
principles with greening
, as well as targeted, environmentally friendly pest control and plant protection. The wines are vinified traditionally. Fine spirits and bottle-fermented sparkling wines are also produced.