Weingut Hartmetz-Kling – a winery with almost 300 years of history
The Weingut Hartmetz-Kling is present in the Kleinkarlbach, the village of fountains and mills. Located in Germany’s second-largest wine-growing region, Pfalz, in the country’s southwest, the winery enjoys a Mediterranean climate with plenty of sunshine.
The winery was established in 1720 and with almost 300 years of history and tradition and is one of the richest in Germany
The winery produces almost 40,000 bottles of wine annually for its customers.
Established in 1720 and with almost 300 years of history and tradition, the family-owned winery is one of the richest in Germany. Hans-Joachim Hartmetz and Alexander Hartmetz run the winery along with the third generation of the family. The winery produces almost 40,000 bottles of wine annually for its customers. The historical German Wine Route has optimum temperature, rainfall, climate, and soil that make the region perfect for the growth and cultivation of vines. Together with vast knowledge and experience and natural grape production, their wines have a unique taste and structure that reflects the quality of their terroir.
Their estate has almost 28 hectares of vineyards planted with ecological and sustainable methods
Their estate has almost 28 hectares of vineyards planted with ecological and sustainable methods. The main types of grapes that grow in their vineyards are Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Solaris, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Noir, St. Laurent, Portugieser, Morio Muscat, Müller Thurgau, Dornfelder, Pinot Meunier, Silvaner, Bacchus, Scheurebe and Kerner. The workers pick the best grapes and use them to produce their high-quality red, white, rose, and sparkling wines. In 1977, they moved to a new property and cellar with all the latest technology and equipment. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks and American oak barrels to give a unique taste and complexion to their wines.