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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

Awarded

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.

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News

17.03.2021

New Ratings by Wine Enthusiast

The editors at Wine Enthusiast have recently reviewed our wines and we are please to share these great ratings with you:
96 p. 2016 Iphöfer Julius-Echter-Berg Riesling GG
95 p. 2017 Iphöfer Julius-Echter-Berg Silvaner GG
94 p. 2018 Iphöfer Kalb Silvaner VDP.ERSTE LAGE
92 p. 2018 Iphöfer Scheurebe VDP.ORTSWEIN
92 p. 2018 Iphöfer Silvaner VDP.ORTSWEIN

16.02.2021

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!

12.02.2021

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-Wine-Tastings

Enjoying wine together even in these times

Press Reviews

SCHWEIZERISCHE WEINZEITUNG
“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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