[Translate to Englisch:] STEPHANIE DE LONGUEVILLE (links), MARKUS und MONIKA DRAUTZ

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“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

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Faisststraße 23
74076 Heilbronn

Phone+49 (0)7131/177908
Fax+49 (0)7131/941239
eMailinfo@drautz-able.de
Office Hours
Mo-Fr 8.00-12.00, 13.30-18.00; Sa 9.00-16.00
Owner

Monika & Markus Drautz

Cellarmaster

Markus Drautz

Member Since

1994

Wine Area

15,40 acres

Grape Variety

15% Trollinger, 17% Lemberger, 11% Riesling, 10% Spätburgunder, 10% Sauvignon Blanc, 9% Weissburgunder, 4% Grauburgunder, 5% Schwarzriesling, 4% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Gewürztraminer

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”.

 

Sauvignon Blanc
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