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The "Weingärtner Brackenheim eG" with its headquarters in Brackenheim in the German wine-growing region of Württemberg was founded in 1925. The former German President Theodor Heuss (1884-1963) was born in this town. Brackenheim is the largest red wine community in Germany. The vineyards of the 470 members cover a total of 395 hectares of vineyards in the five communities of Botenheim (Ochsenberg), Brackenheim (Zweifelberg), Haberschlacht (Dachsberg), Meimsheim (Katzenöhrle) and Neipperg (Steingrube). They are planted with the red wine varieties Lemberger (Blaufränkisch), Trollinger (Schiava), Schwarzriesling, Spätburgunder, Blauer Portugieser, Dornfelder and Samtrot, the white wine varieties Riesling, Kerner, Müller-Thurgau, Weißburgunder, Ruländer (Grauburgunder) and Gewürztraminer, as well as several other varieties.

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