“EVERY WINERY IS UNIQUE.”
JULIAN HUBER SPEAKS ABOUT HIS WINES AND HIS WINE ESTATE IN MALTERDINGEN
Heimbacher Weg 19
Office HoursMo-Fr 14.00-18.00; Sa 10.00-12.00 sowie nach Vereinbarung
Barbara und Julian Huber
70% Spätburgunder, 15% Chardonnay, jew. 7% Weisser Burgunder u. Grauer Burgunder, 1% others
VDP: What is so special about your winery?
Julian Huber: Each winery is unique in its history and in the interpretation of its sites. Here we try to focus on Burgundian varieties grown on shell limestone soils.
VDP: What is your winery philosophy?
Julian Huber: Less is more. We want to concentrate on the essential and the given.
VDP: To which wine style do you aspire?
Julian Huber: Dry wines of origin with a preference for Spätburgunder (Pinot Noir) and Chardonnay.
VDP: Which of your wines would you recommend to someone who does not yet know your winery – as an introduction, so to speak?
Julian Huber: The Malterdinger Spätburgunder VDP.ORTSWEIN.
VDP: Why did you become a vintner?
Julian Huber: Out of passion and commitment to my homeland.
VDP: Do you have role models?
Julian Huber: Many people inspire me. But it was my father, Bernhard Huber, who shaped me most with his meticulousness, courage and passion for perfection in the vineyards and wine.
VDP: What are your next goals?
Julian Huber: To work even closer to nature and to concentrate on the essentials.
“SPÄTBURGUNDER IS VERY DEEPLY ROOTED HERE, EVEN IN THE PEOPLE.”
VDP: How do you combine tradition and innovation?
Julian Huber: Vineyards have been cultivated in Malterdingen for over 700 years. Spätburgunder (Pinot Noir) is deeply rooted here – even in the people.
VDP: Why should people still visit your winery?
Julian Huber: With its proximity to Alsace, Switzerland, Kaiserstuhl and the Black Forest, the region offers many attractive cultural and culinary highlights.