The "Weingut Wöhrle" is located in the town of Lahr (Breisgau area) in the German wine growing region of Baden
. In 1979 Hans and Monika Wöhrle leased the "Weingut der Stadt Lahr" and integrated it into their own winery. The company was named "Weingut Stadt Lahr, Inh. Familie Wöhrle". In 1997 the family acquired the winery and leased the municipal vineyards on a long-term basis. In 2002 Markus Wöhrle joined the winery after intensive years of training at the Müller-Catoir
winery (Palatinate) and with the bio-pioneer W. Brugger (Baden). The main building was renovated in 2003 and extended in 2013. The business is managed by Markus and Tanja Wöhrle; since the 2013 vintage under the name "Weingut Wöhrle".
The vineyards comprise 15 hectares of vineyards in the individual locations of Herrentisch
, Kirchgasse (in exclusive ownership) and Kronenbühl
(Lahr) as well as Gottesacker (Hügelheim). They are planted to 30% with the red wine varieties Blauer Spätburgunder and Regent, and 70% with the white wine varieties Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Auxerrois, Müller Thurgau, Muskateller, Rieslaner Bronner and Johanniter. To 80% these are Burgundy varieties. The impulse for organic viticulture
was already given in the 1980s, organic certification in 1991. The cultivation is carried out with complete renunciation of chemical-synthetic pesticides, weed control agents and fertilizers
The wines are produced according to the four-level VDP classification model
. The wines from the sites Gottesacker, Herrentisch and Kirchgasse are marketed as Grosses Gewächs
. The white estate wines and local wines are exclusively matured in stainless steel, from the first sites, depending on the vintage, proportionally in stainless steel and large wooden barrels. The long-lasting, white big plants are fermented spontaneously
with maceration. The red wines go through the classic maceration process. The Pinot Noir estate wines mature in large wooden barrels made of local oak, the local wines in used barrique, the wines from the first and great sites in predominantly new barriques made of Burgundy oak. The winery has been a member of the VDP
(Association of German Prädikat Wineries) since 2004.