Since May 2020, there has been the first Wine-SoLaWi of the Moselle: the CSVINO. The interest in participating in this community has grown, not least due to the ARTE documentary "Winemakers without a Vineyard". Above all, however, it is the many different people who make this venture so wonderful and unique.
As it is now blad into its second year and I am starting a second group, I have been thinking about the topic of "values" and have stumbled across those of a cooperative.... READ MORE
Jan Philipp Bleeke comes from Bielefeld, is a trained businessman and studied marketing - before he became a vintner on the Mosel - without poorly paid seasonal workers, but with a Solawi, a solidarity-based agriculture.
In the wine solawi, the members jointly bear all the costs of production: rent, equipment, and the winemaker's wages. Everyone participates in the production from the beginning and makes the wine their own - not only financially. The community shares everything with each other - ups and downs, success and risks - and in the end, of course, the wine.
Bielefeld. There has been a vineyard in Bielefeld for a long time. But the Winzersche Garten below the Johannisberg has not really been productive until now. Much to the regret of those who would like to take part in the vineyard themselves. For them there is now...READ MORE
MYZELIUM: What do you see as the advantage of a community-based foundation?
Jan-Philipp Bleeke: From the idea to implementation is a relatively short step. I am completely free and can get started straight away without an investor or bank. I got to know MYZELIUM at the end of November, my concept for my Wein Solawi written and...READ MORE
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