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Welcome to Domaine Schoenheitz

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



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



Schoenheitz family works the full range of Alsatian wines according to sustainable viticultural practices and by applying certified agriculture principles as outlined by HVE (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...

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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 diVines of Alsace, the estate is labeled "Cave de Noël" and "Alsace Ecotourism".

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...

High Environmental Value

Our winery has been awarded the HVE label for its action in favour of biodiversity: this French label attests that the elements of biodiversity (hedges, grassy strips, trees, flowers, insects...) are very widely present on the farm and that the pressure of agricultural practices on the environment (air, climate, water, soil, biodiversity, landscapes) is reduced to a minimum.

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