The Weegmüllers, an old noble family from Zurich, emigrated from Switzerland to the Rhineland Palatinate in 1657 The family began producing wine in 1685. In 1737, the Weegmüllers settled in Haardt, a village close to Neustadt an der Weinstrasse. Haardt, also known as ‘the balcony of the Palatinate’ offers breathtaking views over the Rhine Valley. Almonds, lemons, figs and unique vines can all be found growing on this sunny terrace of Germany. The palette in the white wine estate is dominated by the king of grape varieties, the Riesling. Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris, Scheurebe, Gewürztraminer, Silvaner and Rieslaner round ofthe range as highly regarded specialties. The focus is on dry wines, but high quality noble sweet wines from Auslese to Beerenauslese complete the picture. More recently, Stefanie Weegmüller-Scherr planted Grüner Veltliner for the first time, which quickly won success at the international level.