The Bürgerspital Wines

With a lot of enthusiasm, passion and craftsmanship we produce invigorating wines full of character. Elegant, noble wines that are not necessarily the mainstream, but with their crystal clear aromas perfect soloists and food companions.

The Bocksbeutel is Bürgerspital's most valuable proof for the highest quality of our wines. For almost 300 years we have been bottling our best wines into the local historic, tradional round bellied bottle, the Bockbeutel.  The Gutsweine wines in the Rhine-Flute shaped bottle are for our basisc range and guarantee the pure clear varietal flavours and character of our wines.

We are a founder member of the VDP (Verband Deutscher Prädikatsweingüter) and our wines are classified according to the VDP.KLASSIFICATION: The narrower the origin, the higher the quality. The VDP.Eagle unites around 200 of Germany’s finest wineries. Any time that eagle adorns the neck of a wine bottle, it promises that the wine inside is of the highest quality!


It doesn't get any better than this! Wines from these vineyards belong to Germany's absolute peak. They impress with their individuality and expressive characteristics of each individual vineyard. Dry wines from these prime sites are called VDP.GROSSES GEWÄCHS® or simply GG.


First class - each wine its own individual, character. The growing conditions for the vines must be perfect. This is reflected, for example, in the fact that these vineyards produce wines of consistent high quality year after year.


Ambassadors of the best soils, from local distinctive sites that are pure and expressive. A definite insider tip! Grown in premium local vineyards within a village mentioned these wines are of full of the character that shows the specific local terroir.


The best basics: These basic but fundamentally good wines - estate wines for every day  enjoyment and perfect for most occasions.  They are often the first wines of a vintage to be bottled and therefore tend to set trends. These wines are grown exclusively in the estate's own vineyards.

Classified Vineyards

Our vineyards are our greatest possession and quality starts in the  the vineyard. In the cellar we give the finishing touch that guarantees the quality of each wine and shapes the style of our wines.

On this interactive map you will find all the information about our classified vineyards in Franconia.