Hans Haidle was called upon to take over the family estate at an early age due to the premature death of his father, Karl. From the outset, his uncompromising dedication to the quality of his wine brought success and burnished the reputation of the fine Rieslings from the Pulvermächer vineyard. Through hard work and high expectations, he grew the estate from 2.5 to 23 ha and was repeatedly awarded the Bundesehrenpreis (Federal Achievement Award) from the DLG. His was also the first Württemberg estate to receive the Riesling Producer award.
1987 ushered in the future of the estate, in two different ways: 1) his son Moritz was born, and 2) he bought his first barriques, a controversial move at the time. And so began a success story that continues well into today. The estate has already been the proud recipient of Vinum’s coveted German Red Wine Prize more times than it can count, including 7x first place for its Lemberger alone.
Gymnastics was Karl Haidle’s passion; running is Hans Haidle’s. Endurance is a factor in both work and play, so Hans Haidle shakes off the hard days in the cellar by hitting the road, including successful marathons in places like Basel, Munich and Berlin.