Winery

Andi Weigand

Andi is the rebel from the old school region Franconia, who makes incomparable natural wines with great sensitivity and love of the craft, which reflect the Iphofen terroir in a wonderful way.

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White 2021

winestyle-img Fresh & Juicy
Fruity
Like a fruit basket of fresh fruit: From citrus to peach, apple, pear, to cherry, raspberry or plum.
Vegetative
Animating, Juicy
13,90 €
18,53 €/L

Pet Nat 2021

winestyle-img Fresh & Juicy
Fruity
Like a fruit basket of fresh fruit: From citrus to peach, apple, pear, to cherry, raspberry or plum.
Vegetative
Lively, Juicy
18,90 €
25,20 €/L

Müller Thurgau 2021

winestyle-img Fine & Layered
Floral
Like a fragrant flower meadow with notes like rose and jasmine blossoms and delicate meadow herbs.
Mineral
Like the idea of a wet stone: sometimes cool, salty, slightly smoky and mostly a tight, grippy texture on the palate. Rather a mouthfeel than aromatics.
Vegetative
Structured
16,90 €
22,53 €/L

Young, unconventional and fresh: Andi Weigand

In romantic Iphofen, Andi Weigand conjures up the long-established wine region of Franconia with a lot of enthusiasm and drive. After completing his oenology studies in Geisenheim in 2013, where he studied with Philipp Luckert and the Rings brothers, among others, he turned his parents' winery upside down and took his first steps with determination. The first vintage was harvested in 2015. It goes without saying that Andi does not use herbicides or other methods; his father Werner already followed a natural viticulture philosophy, and today Andi goes one step further.

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In romantic Iphofen, Andi Weigand conjures up the long-established wine region of Franconia with a lot of enthusiasm and drive. After completing his oenology studies in Geisenheim in 2013, where he studied with Philipp Luckert and the Rings brothers, among others, he turned his parents' winery upside down and took his first steps with determination. The first vintage was harvested in 2015. It goes without saying that Andi does not use herbicides or other methods; his father Werner already followed a natural viticulture philosophy, and today Andi goes one step further.

"I would like that our wines break down the boundaries", says Andi Weigand

The grapes are harvested exclusively by hand and with the utmost care, as only very healthy grapes are used. Andi's natural wines radiate a wonderful clarity, precision and also tranquillity, which in turn is due to the partly very old vines that grow on heavy Keuper soils and give the wines a wonderful, slightly smoky minerality. The grapes are gently pressed directly after harvesting and the must is transported to the cellar by gravity, which also ensures a lot of juiciness. After spontaneous fermentation, the wines mature in large wooden barrels and steel vats, where they are completely fermented and have a maximum of one gram of residual sugar, which whistles.

For some time now, he has also been working with clay vessels such as the Kvevri and with two amphorae. Andi's natural wines have real draught and a compact structure. "I would like our wine to break the boundaries," says Andi. He is the revolutionary in Franconian Iphofen and further proof that the new generation of German winemakers is really up to it.