Clemens Hess Fotografie
In their own words
“Here I stand; I cannot do otherwise” Martin Luther in 1521
Long before Martin Luther was summoned to the Imperial Diet in Worms to make his case, a farming family from Lake Zürich created their motto "Here I stand" or “Hiestand”, . their family name, with the same conviction as Martin Luther himself. That was ...
... IN 1401.
That is more than 600 years of life in harmony with nature. The turmoil of the Thirty Years’ War brought the Hiestands to Rheinhessen and to their vineyard, which has been cultivated since the middle of the 18th century in cellar No. 4, in the Guntersblumer Kellerweg. Today it's up to me: Gunther Hiestand, ...
... WITH A ROOTED OUTLOOK
to run the business. I explore the world with curiosity, be it during my apprenticeship as a winemaker in South Baden, my training as a beverage business administrator in Munich, or my travels through the wine-growing regions of the southern hemisphere. Over time, I have
... RISEN TO THE OCCASION. AND GROWN
just like the vine, which constantly forms new layers of bark, we also grow, connected with nature. Through ecological management, the strength and vitality of our soils unfold to bring life into the vine. We do all this with the single aim of bottling wines made at ..
... THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF CRAFTSMANSHIP
Wines that are characterized by the microclimate; wines that tell us something of their unique sites; wines that have time and freedom to develop. Wines for lateral thinkers and quality fanatics, wines that have their...
... HISTORY OF CREATION
which reflect, year after year, all the different facets of the environment. "I can only harvest what comes from heaven and earth into the grape."
KREUZ / KACHELBERG / HAMMERSTEIN
RIESLING / SYLVANER / GEWÜRZTRAMINER
These are the "ingredients" and the whole secret of the HIESTAND wines.
Contact Person: Gunther Hiestand
Winemaker: Gunther Hiestand
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Production Style: Organic
Production of Spirits