In the Steyer family vineyards, we pay close attention to care for the vine, enabling its fruits – the grapes, to express and show their nobility in the wine.
One could say that wine comes to life. It is born in the autumn, when the first bubbles start bubbling in the basement. Unique music is heard, announcing the arrival of the new-born wine, that requires as much care and sleepless nights as an infant. Danilo spends many nights in the cellar, since at this time, the careful hand of the winemaker is crucial to ensure that nothing is missing from the natural ripening process and that it does not stray.
The maturation of the wine is monitored until the very moment the wine is ready to be presented to the public.
Our wines are also suitable for vegans.
How did our story begin?
We start our story with the bottling of Gewurztraminer and Chardonnay, both from 1992. The first bottle of wine was sold in 1993. In 1994 and 1995, new vineyards were planted. In 1995, Danilo received his first gold medal at the International Chardonnay Wine Competition in Ljubljana. It was an important award and at the same time confirmation that he was on the right track. The next successful year was 1998. The Gewurztraminer he entered won a gold medal at the wine competition in Ljubljana and became the champion of its variety. The same year, a new cellar with a cooling system was installed in order to be able to achieve the highest quality wine. With the help of the Gewurztraminer variety, Danilo started developing his brand – the House of Gewurztraminer.
Our speciality is the Gewurztraminer variety, which thrives in our wine-growing region of Radgonsko-Kapelska Gorica and supplies us with top-quality wine. We have very suitable climatic conditions for the production of high-quality wines, mostly white wines. We decided to plant the largest part of the vineyards with the Gewurztraminer variety. We also pay great attention to this grape variety in the cellar, as our goal is to produce a large range of Gewurztraminer wines, that includes wines of the usual vintage as well as special vintages.
We especially take pride in the Steyer Vaneja Gewurztraminer sparkling wine, which was produced using the traditional method.