Producer Profile


Georg Schmelzer, a fourth-generation winemaker near Lake Neusiedl in Austria's Gols region, passionately adheres to Demeter's biodynamic principles. He employs practices such as horn manure preparations and herbal infusions to enhance soil health and vine vitality. The result is hand-harvested grapes and a minimal-intervention approach in the winery. Schmelzer's Weingut stands as a testament to respecting the land and allowing the grapes to express their natural character. His dedication to biodynamics ensures that every bottle reflects the unique terroir and craftsmanship inherent in his vineyards.

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Where The Wines Come From


Nestled within the picturesque landscapes of Austria's Burgenland region, Gols is a burgeoning hub for natural winemaking, where tradition and innovation converge to produce wines of exceptional quality and character. Situated along the eastern shores of the Neusiedlersee, the region's diverse terroirs, ranging from sandy soils to limestone-rich vineyards, provide the perfect canvas for winemakers to express the unique flavors of indigenous grape varieties like Grüner Veltliner, Blaufränkisch, and Zweigelt. Embracing organic and biodynamic farming practices, Gols' natural winemakers prioritize sustainability and respect for the land, allowing the grapes to shine with minimal intervention in the cellar. The resulting wines showcase a spectrum of flavors, from crisp and aromatic whites to elegant and structured reds, each bottle telling a story of the region's rich winemaking heritage and commitment to quality. With a growing reputation on the international stage, Gols continues to attract attention from wine enthusiasts seeking authentic and soulful expressions of Austrian terroir.