Josef was born in Véménd in 1938. There he spent his youth together with almost 2700 people with German roots. His ancestors settled in Hungary in the 18th century. His parents were farmers and made wine.
Once upon a time … in 1998 three befriended married couples and their friend Jürgen decided to look into whether the word wine in the name of the town Weinstetten and the grapes in the coat of arms can really be traced back to viticulture in the area.
A Smart passed, got back, stopped: “Where did you get this Vukovar bag from? I have just talked to my mother in Croatia.” “Well, it was meant for transporting the presents from Vukovar.” We talked a little while.
In the context of a “Tastes-of-Danube“ journey to Romania and Serbia from 18th April to 25th April seven participants also visited the Cramele Recas winery near Temisoara.
In the context of a “Tastes-of-Danube“ journey to Romania and Serbia from 18th April to 25th April 2016 seven participants had a full schedule at Gudurica on April 21st.
In May 2015 we visited – together with Biljana – the area of Fruška Gora, the 500- year-old orthodox monastery Krušedol and finally the city of Sremski Karlovci. It was an absolute must to visit a wine cellar. We visited the wine cellar of the Bajilo family.
The so-called “Untergebiet Donau” (lower Danube) wine-growing region covers an area of 10 acres. In Germany as a whole there is a wine-growing area of 250,000 acres.