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Welcome to Schoenheitz winery

On the edge of the wine route, the Schoenheitz vineyards are entirely concentrated on the steep slopes of the magnificent Munster Valley, at the beginning of Vosges Mountains and the highest vineyard in Alsace. The slopes are sometimes so steep that no tractor can work them. Only man can reach them. Granitic soils and extreme vine growing conditions develop pure and great expression of the noble grapes varieties of Alsace. 

Terroir

Terroir

Linsenberg, Herrenreben and Holder :
3 granitic soils with south south-west exposure,
3 single vineyards on steep slopes up to 1640ft / 500m

Know-how

Know-how

Schoenheitz family works the full range of Alsatian wines according to a sustainable viticultural practices and applying the principles of certified agriculture High Environmental Value. This includes minimizing the pollution of waters, air and soil, preserving and supporting the long-term balance of soil, planting natural grass between the rows, limiting...

A family story

A family story

The Schoenheitz family left Austria and settled in Wihr-au-Val and its environs after the 30-year-old war in 1648. It is an old and notable family: the records indicate that an ancestor was' Schultheiss', mayor of the village of Wihr-au-Val before the French Revolution ...

Events at Schoenheitz winery

The Schoenheitz family has been envolving in wine tourism for 20 years and offer different events, throughout the year, for all lovers of Alsatian wines: Christmas entertainment, gourmet aperitif, guided tours in the vines, tastings, food & wine pairings, groups by appointment, etc. Member of the Bienvenue à la Ferme network, the diVines of Alsace, the Young Winemakers and Slow Food 68, the estate is labeled «Cave de Noël» and «Alsace Ecotourism».

Aperitif wines and cheeses of the valley

In a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, come and discover the great matches with the cheeses of the Valley and let yourself be surprised by these harmonious combinations!

Visit of the winery

Every Thursday morning at 10.30 am, we welcome you for a commented cellar visit and wine tasting, in compliance with health regulations.

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We welcome you to the cellar!

We are pleased to announce that tasting our wines is once again possible. We welcome you safely in our cellar and soon also outside, in conditions that comply with the national deconfinement protocol!

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Group tour

For groups, the winery offers 6 different options, from 8 to 40 people: cellar visit, commented tasting, Kougelhopf, Munster farmer with raw milk, vineyard visit...