Jakob Neumer winery: a pioneer in organic winemaking
Weingut Jakob Neumer is the pioneering organic winery in Rheinhessen, Germany. The wine tradition of the Neumer winery however is very old. It had started about 350 years ago when Balthasar Neumer had acquired fields and vineyards from different monasteries in the area. They have been producing organic wines since 1992 and biodynamically since 2018. Three brothers Theo, Paul and Felix run the winery.
These young men are passionate about wine and winery along with boundless love for winemaking
Visit the largest wine region in Germany
Rheinhessen is the largest wine-growing region in Germany with around 26,000 hectares of vineyards. This vineyard is located in a curved, wide plateau which allows a clear view in all directions which is also called the land of 1000 hills. The wine region has an area of 1400 km² and extends almost all over Rheinhessen. The soil has strong minerals, clayey loam, loess loam and lime marl.
Following strict production rules
Since 1992, the winery has been operating ecologically and also belongs to Federal Association of Organic Viticulture. Strict association guidelines are followed in the vineyard and the cellar. Some of the key focuses of environmentally friendly management are to increase biodiversity, maintain equilibria between pests and insects, obtaining soil fertility, groundwater protection etc. They are thoroughly inspected every year both in the vineyard and cellar to reassure the organic nature of the winery. The Neumer winery has the license to use the Vegan Society Logo since 2012.
The winery produces wine of various appellations namely Gutswein, Ortswein und Lagenwein. The grape varieties grown are Riesling, Weissburgunder, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Gewürztraminer which are used to make wines like red, white, dessert, sparkling and rose wines.