The Schwarztrauber winery is beautifully located in Mußbach, surrounded by vinyards, between Neustadt an der Weinstraße and Deidesheim. The winery was founded in 1959 bythe senior managers Walter and Gerlinde Schwarztrauber. In 1981 began Gerhard Schwarztrauber began his apprenticeship as a winemaker in his father's winery. After a year in his own winery did he move to Mettenheim where he was able to gain his first experience in organic viticulture; one of his hearts desires. Currently does our vines grow and thrive on an area of 20 hectares on the edge of the Mittelhaardt Hills. The Mittelhaardt is one of the most fertile and sunny wine regions in Germany. Here viticulture is a tradition that goes back thousands of years. Our soils, the climate and the attachment of the people to their region have made Palatinate wines world famous. We feel obliged to carry on the good reputation and the high quality standards of the Palatinate wines. All this is reflected in the excellent taste of our noble Palatinate wines! The local terroir is characterized by a particularly mild climate and a special composition of the rock layerswhich make the soils in our sites very fertile.