Hacienda los Arcos

Our winery Hacienda los Arcos is located in the hills of Mijas, about 40 minutes southwest of Malaga, just a few kilometers from the Andalusian Mediterranean coast. We have been running an unusual and ambitious wine-growing project here for several years: Our goal is to grow wine naturally and to produce high-quality wines without adding chemicals and taking into account sustainability, low water consumption and high biodiversity.

We appreciate your interest and your visit to our website.

Rudi & Sigrid Ballauf



An exemplary Project


„An exemplary and ambitious project. I'm very excited to see the first results"

Willi Seidl, (Commanderie de Bordeaux à Munich)


“Rudi Ballauf shows what can be achieved with determination and personal commitment. A great project!”

Jill Goodall-Seer

“A Living Garden”

"A vineyard should be like a living garden..."

Hans-Peter Schmidt (Ithaka Institute, Schweiz)

"Borrowed Only"

"We do not inherit the earth from our parents, we borrow it from our children..."

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry