Helmut Dönnhoff is a German wine legend from Oberhausen in the wine region of Nahe Germany. The Dönnhoff family has been making wine here since 1750 and is the only one to have been named winemaker of the year in Germany three times. Helmut Dönnhoff has been responsible for these top wines since 1971.
Dönnhoff a natural talent
Helmut Dönnhoff is described by Hugh Johnson as someone who has a 'natural talent' for winemaking and his wines are greatly appreciated by the international wine press. With son Cornelius Dönnhoff the winery is assured of a good future. Cornelius received the prestigious prize Winzer des Jahres in 2014.
80% of the vineyards are planted with Riesling; the remainder with Pinot Gris and Pinot Blanc.
(Source: Helmut Dönnhoff Germany)