Kubler family’s grape-growing tradition has been passed down from one generation to another for four centuries. A garden of vines is a family philosophy of managing their vineyards where special attention is given to every activity, including manual harvesting and using of organic fertilisers, to ensure supreme grape quality.
Located in eastern France, Alsace is one of France’s top wine regions offering diverse soils and micro-climates. Alsace’s 900 wine producers and negociants maintain 7 principal grape varieties including Riesling and Gewurztraminer which give Alsatian wines their names and aromatic profiles. Alsace produces sparkling and still wines, 90% are white
Winemakers since 1639, the Hugel family has been instrumental to the success of Alsace wines, from promoting the use of noble grape varieties, to obtaining official recognition for the terms ‘Vendange Tardive’ and ‘Sélection de Grains Nobles’. Manual grape harvesting, low yields and zero fertiliser give finesse to their wines.
Located in the heart of Alsace, Domaine Barmès-Buecher has used biodynamic technics for two decades. These practices place an emphasis on respect for nature, life forces and natural cycles. Their authentic wines with distinctive personalities are a true reflection of the delicate relationship between vine, terroir, vintage and man.
Situated in Riquewihr’s Grands Crus region, winemaking tradition has been passed from father to son in the Dopff family since 1574. The first to sell wine in today’s typical Alsace ‘flute-shape’ bottle, they have made an important contribution to Alsace with their 70-ha vineyard where Crémant d’Alsace was born.