Gustavshof Winery, Located in Rheinhessen
The Gustavshof is present at the center of the Rheinhessen region around 30 kilometers south of Mainz. The fourth generation of the family is currently running the winery. Since 2004, they practice biodynamic viticulture under the guidance of Demeter. The owner’s great-grandfather, Gustav Becker, built the farm in 1924. It was a large farm that is still the symbol of the winery. In 1976, his father planted their first red vines and started producing wine. Everyone in their family works with the winery, and they believe in preserving the soil and vines to provide high-quality and exquisite wines.
Gustavshof Winery practices biodynamic viticulture under the guidance of Demeter.
Viticuture, Done by Hand
The vineyards of Gustavshof Winery are located in the hills of Rheinhessen at high altitudes. Vines spread across an area of 45 hectares, all farming is done without any chemicals and fertilizers. Almost all the work is done by hand to ensure the quality of the grapes. The soil is generally limestone-rich and perfect for vine cultivation. They grow international grapes such as Riesling, Pinot Gris, and Spatburgunder. Some native grape varieties like the Huxelrebe and the Wuerzer are also grown here.
The Range of Wines
They divide their wines into various categories according to the structure of the wine, territory, and the grapes’ character. Riesling grapes are used to produce both the local wines of the region and their estate wines. Their estate wines are of excellent quality for which Gustavshof Winery regularly receives awards. The winery’s signature wines are unique and reflect the quality of the soil, region, climate, and work of the family.