Wein-Blog

See, taste, feel, read.

Experience the world of the winemaker, read along and understand. Recent developments in the vineyard, accompanying the ripening process. Views and opinions, moods and feelings. Read what Birgit moves.

Longing for joie de vivre-live joy!

“Why are your barrels labeled with special names such as joy, love, peace, happiness, abundance, satisfaction?” I keep getting this question when I go to my wine cellar with wine friends, because I write positive perceptions on my barrels with the sincere wish that this be stored as information, to be carried out with my […]

from pruning to harvest

The winegrower’s year begins after the first frost. Or does it end there …? Thoughts about the wine year at Braunstein: Winter stands for retreat, gather strength and pool. The landscape shows itself in brown, sparse dress. Nature seems to be at rest. But she is already collecting reserves, information for the next season. For […]

From hibernation to spring tiredness?

From hibernation to spring tiredness? Not at all. Our year starts with the pruning after January 6th. We have been cutting for over 7 years according to the “gentle pruning technique”, which meticulously ensures that each vine is cut according to its power and water supply. Each stick counts and is processed individually according to […]

Wildwux

Over centuries, our cultural landscape has developed into an infinitely diverse habitat through responsible, farming management. In times of agricultural intensification and the pursuit of steady profit maximization, this diversity is unfortunately lost in many places due to the destruction of important landscape elements (such as hedges, trees, single trees, etc.). Here, especially in organic […]

Organic – Biodynamic

Birgit Braunstein on viticultural issues, a visit to France, what school types had to do with the onset of their biological passion, ways of life and testing centers and how her children showed her the way in a whole new direction …     Too often, I am asked the question, what is the difference […]