“ONCE YOU'VE EXPERIENCED THE MANY FACETS OF WINE, YOU CAN'T HELP BUT BECOME A VINTNER.”
MARKUS DRAUTZ SPEAKS ABOUT HIS WINES AND WINE ESTATE IN HEILBRONN
Office HoursMo-Fr 8.00-12.00, 13.30-18.00; Sa 9.00-16.00
Monika & Markus Drautz
Markus Drautz , Pascal Gerhäusser
15% Trollinger, 17% Lemberger, 11% Riesling, 10% Spätburgunder, 10% Sauvignon Blanc, 9% Weissburgunder, 4% Grauburgunder, 5% Schwarzriesling, 4% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Gewürztraminer
bunter Mergel, Sandsteinverwitterung, Lösslehm, Gipskeuper
VDP: What is so special about your winery?
Markus Drautz: The biggest gin selection in a winery!
VDP: What distinguishes your winery from others?
Markus Drautz: We can do everything except speak High German!
VDP: What is your winery philosophy?
Markus Drautz: To make good wine.
VDP: Which of your wines would you recommend to someone who doesn't yet know your winery – as an introduction, so to speak?
Markus Drautz: Trollinger dry VDP.GUTSWEIN.
VDP: Of which wine are you particularly proud?
Markus Drautz: Of our Sauvignon Blanc HADES, even if it is outside the VDP classification ...
“WE HAVE THE LARGEST GIN SELECTION AT A WINE ESTATE.”
VDP: Why did you become a vintner?
Markus Drautz: Once you’ve experienced the many facets of wine, you can’t help but become a vintner.
VDP: Who was your mentor?
Markus Drautz: Wolf Salwey and my father Richard Drautz.
VDP: What are your next goals?
Markus Drautz: Keep breathing and world peace.
VDP: How do you combine tradition and innovation?
Markus Drautz: Very well!
VDP: If your wine were music, what would it be?
Markus Drautz: Deep Purple: “Child in Time”.