Winemaking operation from Konz felting after extensive modernization renamed Winery King Johann in the Saar Valley / new location gave impetus / Awards Konz-Filzen, May 17, 2011: new name on a new course: the winery Economics Council A. Schmitt from Konz felting has 2011 fundamentally changed its brand image. Main feature is"effective May 15 renamed Winery King Johann in the Saar Valley. New title, coupled with a modified corporate design, is result of extensive expansion and modernization works in operation. The starting point was the acquisition of the vineyard Serriger King Johann Berg"in 2005. This unique location in the exclusive possession was for the Andrea Schmitt and her husband Michael cord-Schmitt the rash, to take over the vineyard by Adolf Schmitt.
Only the new range of wines and the change of strategy were made possible. The new owners already harvested a whole range of first achievements. Thus, the vineyard on the wine trophy Berlin received four gold medals, one for the high-quality Riesling King Johann Berg elite dry"and in May 2011 with three employees cry three medals at the Decanter World wine awards. To rate very highly also the year's award at the Hamburg wine saloon Grand is Prix d ' excellence national discovery of the year". "And by the Wine Guide Wein-plus, there was the first Star for the vintage 2009 Andrea Schmitt and Michael cord-Schmitt are: this is a first great confirmation that's worth of courage for the investment for us and we are on the right track with the new philosophy and new line." The high quality claim and the name of the new vineyard are reflected also in the modernized design concept. The elegant logo depicts a rider, which is reminiscent of the namesake King Johann. As King of Bohemia and count of Luxembourg, it had spent part of his life at the Saar around 700 years ago.