Viticulture since 1630

In our wine estate, four centuries of winegrowing tradition meet modern technology and the highest quality standards.

Who we are

Franconian dry

Silvaner and Riesling are our flagships, but Scheurebe, Pinots and red wines are also part of our diverse range of wines.

Grape Varieties

From best vineyards

Julius-Echter Berg, Kronsberg and Iphöfer Kalb – discover our most renowned vineyards.

Our vineyards


Our wines have already been awarded numerous
national and international prizes.

Awards & Press Reviews

Experience tradition

Visit our old wine cellar and discover rarities from the treasure chamber.

Courtyard and Vinotheque

Weingut Hans Wirsching – Viticulture since 1630

Welcome to the Home of Silvaner

„Franconia is our home and our identity. On the slopes of the Schwanberg, we accompany our vines as they bring heaven and earth together in their grapes, which we transform into distinctive wines in the cellar.”

Drinking wine is not only a brief moment of pleasure; it is an attitude to life. Like music or art, wine can inspire, to surprise, to awaken joy. Our ancestors’ attitude to life was already appreciated when they started growing wine in the 17th century. With passion and hard work, successive generations of the Wirsching family have succeeded in creating wines of exceptional elegance, clarity and expressiveness, which today receive international awards.

We owe this success to our outstanding team and the exceptional soils around the Schwanberg in Iphofen. Our almost 90 hectares of vineyards stand predominantly on gypsum keuper, formed in the lagoons of the dinosaur age and full of plant minerals. This unique terroir shapes our wines with its herbaceousness and richness, especially true of our Silvaner wines, which have become our trademark and are typical of the Franconian region. In addition to the Silvaners, our Scheurebe wines and Rieslings are also among the estate’s flagships – and with our innovative blends, wood barrel-aged Pinot varieties and multi-award-winning sweet wines, we prove that there is much more to us.

We look forward to your visit!

Your Wirsching family.


The Iphöfer Julius-Echter-Berg. One of the most renowned vineyards in Franconia.

Stay up to date



Online Tasting in English on 27 March

Enjoy an online wine tasting in English on 27 March, 8-9.30 PM (CET). Our employee Sylvia Neubert will present 3 of our specialities: Silvaner, Riesling and Scheurebe. Make yourself comfortable and let us tell you the story of our wines! Please order the wine package online in our shop. The tasting is limited to 18 participating households. We look forward to meeting you virtually!


Online Tasting: „The taste of light“

See and taste art: Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join a special online wine tasting* on Tuesday, 16 March from 7.00 – 8.30 pm, which combines wine and art. Andrea Wirsching will be presenting 3 wines, while Luisa Heese, Director of the Museum im Kulturspeicher Würzburg, will be introducing some pictures from the current exhibition “Italiensehnsucht” (“Desire for Italy”). The number of participants is limited. Further information can be found in our online shop.

*This tasting is only available in German.


Online Tastings: More Places

Due to popular demand, we have increased the places for our popular online wine tastings. As of now, 18 households can now participate in the tastings. Various formats and dates are bookable at Make a date with friends or family, cook up something nice and chat with Andrea Wirsching about the family’s history, soil and climate, what estate wines, Premier Cru wines and Grand Crus are all about and much more. And after the wine tasting you don’t even need to drive home…


Enjoying wine together even in these times

Press Reviews

“Nowhere is the density of excellent Silvaner greater than in Franconia. The vines are planted in the best locations and produce a dry white wine that goes excellently with food. State of the art are the bottlings of the Hans Wirsching winery in Iphofen.”

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