The winery is located in the municipality of Jetzelsdorf near Haugsdorf in the north-west of the Lower Austrian wine-growing region of Weinviertel. The foundation stone was laid by Hans Bauer senior in 1935 and the business was expanded by his son Hans Bauer junior. Since the beginning of 2008, the business has been run by the third generation of the family, Christoph Bauer and his wife Heidi, after graduating from the winegrowing school Klosterneuburg, internships in South Tyrol, South Africa and Australia, and work at the wine trade WEIN & CO. The innovative company was a pioneer in many areas. In 1993, the first single-varietal Zweigelt aged in barrique was bottled in the village. This was followed in 1997 by "Vintage", one of the first Austrian port-style wines. Finally, in 2004, the first plant with minimum pruning was introduced in the Pulkautal.
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