Staatlicher Hofkeller winery – the 30th generation is managing the estate
Covered by beautiful landscapes, the Staatlicher Hofkeller winery is based in the Franconia territory of Germany. The vineyards of the estate are stretched over a land of 120 hectares, cultivated by conventional viticulture practices – combined with innovative techniques of grape cultivation.
Preserving over 890 years of long history, today, the 30th generation takes care of the winery
Staatlicher Hofkeller Wuerzburg is one of the oldest wineries in the world.
Preserving over 890 years of long history, today, the 30th generation of the winemakers handles all the operations and management of the estate. Staatlicher Hofkeller Wuerzburg is one of the oldest wineries in the world. Today, the estate produces its wines within the historic walls of the historic wine cellar, equipped with uncountable wooden oak barrels.
Some of the main grapes grown are Silvaner, Riesling, Pinot Blanc, and Pinot Noir
A broad array of grape varieties are grown on the viticulture land, which includes top-class Silvaner, Riesling, Pinot Blanc, and Pinot Noir. These grapes are later used to produce rich-quality red and white wines, together with high-end sparkling wines. The basement consists of several vaults, where the owners organize various wine tasting events for guests. There are multiple doors to this massive underground cellar that connect one to another. It has a dedicated space for barrels, tasting, and bottling, along with various other small rooms.
Enclosed by blossoming gardens, the residence of the winemaking family is a worth visiting historical structure around Europe. Started in 1720 and completed in 1744, the building was the house of prince bishops. You can also discover the renovation done by the present owner of the palace. Today, the courtyard church, paintings, furniture, etc. reveal the lifestyle of Würzburg at that time. You can also let yourself be charmed by panoramic gardens and water basins around the palace.