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Quintessential Welcomes Villa Huesgen to Exclusively Family-Owned Portfolio


February 28th – Quintessential, a leading fine wine importer, marketer and sales company exclusively representing family-owned wineries, welcomes renowned Villa Huesgen wine estate to its global portfolio. Located in Traben-Trarbach on the Moselle River in Germany, Villa Huesgen is managed by 8th generation family member, Ado Huesgen. The estate’s commitment to quality and craftsmanship since 1735, aligns with Quintessential’s mission to champion multi-generational producers from celebrated terroir from around the world.

“Villa Huesgen is an exciting addition and expands our portfolio to 12 countries and 33 families around the world,” explains Dennis Kreps, Co-Owner of Quintessential. “We are proud to build a future with the Huesgen family who share Quintessential’s ethos of preserving family legacy while delivering exquisite wines.”

Having grown up in the vineyards, Ado Huesgen acts as the current custodian as the Owner and Managing Director of Villa Huesgen, guiding the team to craft wines that reflect the unique terroir of the Moselle region. Ado is joined at the helm by his wife, Christine Huesgen, who manages the marketing and press efforts of the estate. Villa Huesgen grows Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, to produce a range of Collection, Estate, Single Vineyard, Grand Cru and Sparkling wines. 

“Villa Huesgen is highly respected for our complex wines produced through holistic sustainable viticulture that protects the environment and preserves nature for the next generation.” says Ado Huesgen. “We also excel at combining old world wine knowledge with modern cellar technology such as strict quantity restrictions, hand-picking in various stages to ensure the highest quality standards and utilizing our gravity flow winery to reduce oxygen, minimize astringency and preserve purity in our wines.”

The current wines imported by Quintessential include: Villa Huesgen Pinot Blanc 2022, Villa Huesgen Blue Slate Riesling 2022, Villa Huesgen By the Glass Riesling 2022, Villa Huesgen Enkircher Steffensberg Riesling Kabinett 2022, Villa Huesgen Old Vines Enkircher Steffensberg Riesling 2022 and Villa Huesgen Noble Sweet Riesling Auslese Enkircher Zeppwingert 2020. Wines can be purchased on-premise and at retailers nationwide and on familywineriesdirect.com.