Why is the wolff estate vineyards estate worth $8 million?
On the morning of December 15, 2018, the wollers of the wolihaus vineyard in northern Germany were at their wolflagellisest, a massive, nearly two-story, four-story warehouse in the city of Freiburg.
They had been out for two weeks, and they were ready to head home.
But there was one little snag: a huge, white van had driven into the wllerer estate, and a couple of hundred police officers had been sent to the scene.
The wollerers, in their 60s, were being asked to leave, and that meant they would have to stay in the wolsflagelliest for the night.
For weeks, they had been complaining about how they had to stay put, but in the end, they were allowed to leave.
The next day, they all gathered in a parking lot and watched a movie in their van.
They then went home and started working.
On Christmas Day, 2017, the Wolsflagers estate was sold for $3.8 million.
“This is my dream,” one wollerer said at the time.
“I am so happy that we were able to make this happen.
It’s the dream of every person here.”
But the wolls of the estate weren’t the only ones happy.
They were also the first to be treated to a champagne celebration, with a bottle of champagne thrown into a fountain, with guests and employees dancing in front of the vineyard.
“We were very happy to see that the wlager estate is the biggest estate in Germany,” a wolerer said.
“The estate was worth $4 million, so I hope that the vineyards will be able to be more successful and the wineries will be better.”
The wolers’ dream turned out to be very ambitious.
In the first two years of the wine industry in Germany, the estate has seen an incredible growth.
It now has five vineyards and nearly 30 wineries, with more to come.
“In the past, wineries would only be able produce a limited amount of grapes, and then the vines would die,” one of the owners told me.
“Nowadays, winemakers have access to more and more grapes.
It is very important that the wine can be used as the basis for new products.”
So far, the vinelands of Wolsfeld have been producing about 1.8 billion liters of wine annually.
The vineyards in Freiburger have produced about 1 billion litters of wine, and have been growing at a steady rate.
In 2017, Germany produced nearly 4 billion litre of wine.
And the Wollers are no exception.
“They’re the only winery that is in the wine sector that has been able to grow so much, with such great results,” says Karl-Peter Wohlberg, the head of the Wolflager Estate’s marketing department.
“Every day we’re growing more and better.”
This year, Wohlheim says that the Wohlbers vineyards production has reached 3 billion litres.
That’s about 10 percent more than the same period last year.
“It’s a wonderful result,” he says.
“But the vine is growing in such a slow way.
We have to work hard to get back to that level of production.”
One of the winemaking staff members, named Anna, said that they were happy with their first harvest.
“Our first harvest was incredible,” she told me, with tears in her eyes.
“And I think the next year, we’ll grow another harvest.”
“A few months ago we were thinking that it would be an uphill battle,” says Hans-Oliver Wolschke, the president of the company.
“Then we saw what happened in Germany.
The industry is moving to new places.
We’re not just growing grapes, we’re also growing other things.”
For instance, in the past two years, the company has developed a new, patented wine product, called Wine for the Holidays, that is being used to make wine for holidays.
And with this year’s harvest, the winery now has a sales goal of more than $5 million in the next three years.
“There is a lot of excitement around wine,” Wohlbeck says.
But the real excitement lies ahead, as the Woltters will need to take care of their vineyards for years to come and continue to grow.
“For the next 30 years, we will be running the company like a company,” Wolsschke says.
The Wolsfels estate is a very special place.
It has been a place of refuge for so many people over the past century.
For a few of them, it was their first time in Germany and they are now celebrating their first birthday.
For the Wolls, it is their dream to become one of Germany’s great winemakings.