Domaine PAUL FAHRER
Welcome to our wine estate located in the village of Orschwiller in central Alsace - which is famously known for the castle of Haut-Koenigsbourg. We offer aromatic and well-balanced wines in a true alsacian style. This is why we are picking grapes at the ripest point possible. Our wine estate practice reasonable managed viticulture with no chemical fertilizers, no weedkillers and respecting principles of organic agricultural from this year. And than Wines… Our wines are aged in traditional alsacian oak casks, reaching a higher level of complexity and depth. And for the « Crémants », their bottle fermentation is taking place in our 18th century rock cellar, where temperature’s naturally constant all year round. Our Story Our estate was growing slowly and is now up to 6 and half hectares. It is managed by Jean-Yves Fahrer enologist since 2009. Our first estate bottling took place in 1950.
Domaine Charles Fahrer
We are winegrowers since 8 generations and we are situated in Orschwiller in the center of Alsace. Our 9 hectares family domain extended on 40 vine plots which grow along the famous castle Haut Koenigsbourg. We produce and sell the seven varieties of grapes as well as the designation grand cru Praelatenberg : “Colline des prélats.” This bears testimony to vineyard monks who brought out more than a thousand years ago the qualities of its granitic and gneiss slopes. These wines grow into models of harmony, balance and concentration. As for all good things they require time to be born and love to flourish. During the exceptional years, we produce a late harvest and a “selection of grains nobles”. Our vineyard offers a great variety of soils and wines which are rich in aromas and complex. Its privileged exposure produces high quality wines. The vineyard is led according to environmentally respectful methods. The soil is covered with grass and worked many time. The treatments are reduced to a minimum. As of the 26 November 2016, we have the certification HVE (high environmental value) We harvest by hand. The harvest extends over several weeks witch enables to have ripe grapes. The whole grapes are pressed in a pneumatic press to preserve the aromas and the complexity of each grape variety and soil. The juices are fermented at a low temperature. The wine are filtered and put into the bottles.
Domaine Bernard Humbrecht
Le Domaine Bernard Humbrecht est un domaine viticole familiale de 10 hectares, situé à Gueberschwihr dans le Haut Rhin. Vignerons Indépendants depuis 1620, nous avons à coeur d'élaborer des vins de caractères, fruités, et élégants. Nos vins sont issus des 7 cépages traditionnelles alsaciens, mais également sur des terroirs exceptionnels tels que le Goldert, classé parmi les Grands Crus d'Alsace ou bien le Gaentzbrunnen. Animés par des valeurs fortes comme le respect des traditions et des terroirs, c'est actuellement Jean et Guillaume qui représentent la 13ème génération, toujours épaulés et conseillés par leurs parents Jean-bernard et Véronique. Le vignobles est conduit en Haute Valeur Environnementale, dans le respect et le maintien d'une biodiversité riche et préservé. Les vins sont vinifiés dans la tradition alsacienne tout en incluant des techniques modernes. Bernard Humbrecht’s Estate is the haven of the authentic taste of Alsace and is located at the heart of the Wine country, in Gueberschwihr, on the big central plaza of the village in a patrician house from 1619. There, in our family run winery, we managed to pair tradition and modernism. The art of vine growing and winemaking perpetuates since 13 generations with always the same motto: quality and environmentfriendlyness. Our estate is certificated « High Environmental Value » since 2018. Discover or re-discover the 7 Alsatian grape varieties produced exclusively from our vineyards and cultivated on the best terroirs of Gueberschwihr and the neighboring villages. From the place called « Gaentzbrunnen » (literally Goose Spring) with a sandstone and clay soil producing outstanding Pinot type wines to the Grand Cru Goldert which chalky-clayey soil magnifies the Riesling, Muscat and Gewurztrmainer, the micro-climate from Gueberschwihr allows us to elaborate great wines that will go with each moment and meal.