The winery is located in the community of Essingen (area Südliche Weinstraße) in the German wine region Pfalz. It is managed by Bernd Hertel and Mario Hermes. They are stocked with the white wine varieties Riesling,Pinot Blanc, PinotGris, Chardonnay, Müller-Thurgau, Gewürztraminer and Sauvignon Blanc, as well as the red wine varietiesPinot Noir, Dornfelder, Blauer Portugieser, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Dorsa. Quality criteria in the vineyard are removal of double shoots during budding, thinning out of up to 50% of the grapes and selective manual harvesting. The grapes are immediately processed and gently pressed. The wines are classified into the four characters "Original", "Refined", "Finished" and "In Extenso". The white wines are matured reductively in . The red wines mature preferably in large wooden barrels made of Palatinate oak and some red wines from Cabernet Sauvignon also mature for several years in . Bottle-fermented sparkling and semi-sparkling wines are also produced.