WINEGROWING WITH TRADITION
Surrounded by the most prized vineyards of the Nahe, the idyllic wine village of Niederhausen is located immediately adjacent to the river and reservoir. Since 1575 it has been the home of the family and vineyards of the Winery Jakob Schneider, one of the most long-standing enterprises of the Nahe.
While we have always been devoted to wine, since 1901 we have focused entirely on the cultivation of high-quality wines from steep-site production. There are currently three generations working hand in hand at the vineyard.
All the "Schneiders" are jointly committed to ensuring that the high expectations placed on our wines are repeatedly met year after year and if possible even exceeded.
The cultivated vine area measures 18 hectares. Eighty-five percent of this is planted with Riesling grapes, the great passion of our family.
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… IS THE FOUNDATION OF OUR ENTERPRISE
Jakob Schneider Junior is responsible for the maturation of the wines in the cellar and the cultivation of the vineyards. Rather than following commonly used standards, he works on the basis of up-to-date findings and concentrates on the individual challenges of the vintage. He derives pleasure from extracting the special features of every single vineyard with the help of his fine-tuned sensitivity.
Jakob's wife Laura Schneider, a studied wine marketing manager and originally from the Palitinate region, takes care about the Marketing, Export & Trade.
Monika Schneider fosters contact with customers. She is the initial point of contact when it comes to wine sales, accounts, dispatch and logistics.
Grandma Liesel is the soul of the winery. The sprightly senior manager has spent 40 years in the service of customers and also enjoys entertaining them with a wine poem from time to time. Her warm hospitality is known and appreciated well beyond the boundaries of the winegrowing region.
The youngest ladys in the Schneider Family are Johanna und Julia. The toddler and the newborn keep the family besides the vineyards busy and bring joy and happiness to everybody.
Facts and Figures
The winery was founded in 1575 and is since this family owned.
Size 18 Hectare vineyards
Average yield 60 hectoliters per hectare
Production 120.000 till 150.000 Bottles per Year
Geology 52 different various rock formations, mainly of volcanic origin, but also slate and sedimentary sediments