The best wineries in Alsace

Discover The Leading Wineries of Alsace to Visit

Wineries in Alsace2021-02-05T17:52:40+00:00

Alsace is located in easternmost part of France in a valley along the Rhine River, famous for its German influenced white wines. Wineries in Alsace produce wines under three major AOCs: Alsace AOC for white, rosé and red wines, Alsace Grand Cru AOC for white wines and Crémant d’Alsace AOC for sparkling wines. Wineries in Alsace are always open for guests and share their wines and winemaking history. You will find many amazing wineries near Colmar or Riquewihr as well as hundreds of other attractions to visit throughout the region.

Are you searching for tips or advice on wineries and vineyards to visit during your holiday to Alsace?

We have provided a list of wineries in Alsace open for visitors with direct booking options through our website. At, we are available to answer any questions and help guide you towards the best fit when planning your wine region experience in Alsace. We hope you will discover what makes the region special and enjoy your exploration of unforgettable Alsace!

The winery at Domaine Bott-Geyl

Domaine Bott-Geyl, one of our partner wineries in Alsace

Browse through the best selection of outstanding wineries in Alsace

A winery produces a range of typical Alsatian wines.

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7 generations of know-how and traditions, now pair with the new technologies and an environmental philosophy

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13, avenue du général de Gaulle RIBEAUVILLE 68150 France

A Must Visit for the Unique Geographical Diversity

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19,Route du Vin ZELLENBERG 68340 France

Explore The Years Old Winery In France

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Organic Alsatian vineyard ran for 6 generations by the Riefle family.

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DOMAINE RIEFLÉ-LANDMANN, Rue du Drotfeld, Pfaffenheim, France

Discover the seven Alsace grape varities at Domaine Schmitt-Carrer.

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11 place du Lieutenant Dutilh KIENTZHEIM 68240 France

The legacy of the broker François Schwach, family estate for 3 generations.

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Domaine François Schwach & Fils, Route de Ribeauvillé, Hunawihr, France

Unwind the bottle of fine wine at Vignoble Klur Alsace.

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105 rue des Trois Epis Katzenthal 68230 France

The passionate winemakers produce the excellent and unique wine.

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Vins d'Alsace Schoenheitz, Rue de Walbach, Wihr-au-Val, France

Come and explore the wine heritage of Alsace Gilbert Ruhlmann Son

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The Alsace wine from an organic domain with a long family history.

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Aimé Stentz, Rue Herzog, Wettolsheim, France

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21 Rue Principale, Mittelbergheim, 67140, Alsace, France

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How to Reach Wineries in Alsace

Wineries in Alsace are easily accessible by different means of transportation. 

Strasbourg International Airport (SXB) is the main airport in the Alsace region, however there are nearby airports where you can arrive to start your journey to explore wineries in Alsace:

– Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport (BSL)
– Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport (FKB)
– Stuttgart Airport (STR)
– Frankfurt International Airport (FRA)

There are daily direct flights to SXB from major airports in the UK, and other European cities throughout the year to explore wineries in Alsace.

When traveling in Alsace, you can reach Strasbourg by various highways:

– from the Paris and Benelux, take the A4 highway (E25). About 4 hours from Paris and 2 hour 15 minutes from Luxembourg.
– from the Switzerland and Lyon, take the A35 highway (E25). About 5 hours from Lyon
– from the north and east likely Germany, take the A5 highway (E35).

Driving into heart of Strasbourg relatively easy although there are a few streets off limits to cars. There are many large garages surrounding the old city if your hotel does not have its own parking facility. Some carparks are more expensive than other, especially for longer stays.

From Strasbourg, you can follow Alsace wine route, which is one of the oldest routes of France and explore wineries near  Colmar and  Riquewihr.

Due to the excellent train network to and from Paris, best way to reach Alsace is to fly into any major French city and take the TGV from there. Air France and some of its partners also offer combined tickets in an air rail alliance. Strasbourg is well served by regional, national and international train services, predominantly by SNCF (French Railways), but also by Deutsche Bahn (German Railways).

It takes an average of 1 hour and 50 minutes to travel from Paris to Strasbourg , with multiple direct trains per day.

It takes an average of 1 hour and 45 minutes to travel from Frankfurt to Strasbourg , with multiple direct trains per day.

Reach heart of Strasbourg and start discovering wineries in Alsace.

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Everything you need to know about wineries in Alsace.

Visit Alsace wineries between May to August given the pleasant temperatures. You should get here on December if you like festive ambience. July is the hottest month in Alsace. The month of May receives an average rainfall of 90mm of rain, hence making it the wettest month.

The month of September is the month of the grape harvest, with many interesting activities and events organized by wineries and communes. October experiences the onset of autumn, when the weather is still pleasant and beautiful and you can stroll around city exploring wineries in Alsace without much of the tourist crowd.

Here you will find:

– Wineries with a long history of tradition and values
– Traditional family-run wineries
– Wineries following organic farming with ecological and biodynamic approach
– Mesmerizing natural views of granite hills and lush countryside.

Touring wineries in Alsace will help you learn winemaking techniques, philosophies with their great history and rich culture.

Almost all Wineries in Alsace have their special tasting room but you have always option to taste wine wandering through vineyards. Wineries, cellar houses and big wine houses offer guided tours where you can learn first hand what makes Alsace wines so special. Use the details from our website as the basis for your next expedition, so you visit different areas in turn and taste the wines made by different wineries.

If you plan to have a longer stay, there are lots of wineries in Alsace along the wine route that offer accommodation. You can always buy your favorite Alsatian wines directly from the winery which can be taken home as a souvenir.

Alsace wine region produces more than 90% white wines and are exported all over the world. Grapes grown here are as follows:
– Riesling (21.9%)
– Pinot Blanc (21.2%)
– Gewurztraminer (19.4%)
– Pinot Gris (15.4%)
– Pinot Noir (9.9%)
– Sylvaner (7.5%)
– Muscat (2.3%)
– Other minor varieties like Chasselas, Auxerrois (2.4%)

Alsatian grand cru white wine is famous for its rich, refined aromatic profiles revealing crunchy citrus flavour with a hint of floral essence. Some other exemplary wines produced here are Alsatian AOC red wines from Pinot Noir, Alsatian AOC rose wines from Pinot Noir, Crémant d’Alsace AOC sparkling wines and sweet wines from Pinot Gris and Gewurztraminer.

Some words to remember before you visit wineries in Alsace:

  • “Vignoble” – Winery
  • “Vin” – Wine
  • “Vignoble” – Vineyard
  • “Vigne” – Vine
  • “Dégustaction de vins” – Wine tasting
  • “Cave à vins” – Wine cellar
  • “Vin rouge” – Red wine
  • “Vin blanc – White wine
  • “Vin rosé” – Rosé wine

If you want to say cheers in France, you definitely need to take some language classes.

Depending on the context, you can say “À ta santé! or “À la tienne!” if you are cheering with only one person. In case you are with a group of people, you can say  “A votre santé!” or if you would like to offer a toast, start your sentence with “À la santé de…!”

Or you can simply say “Chin!”

Alsace has been part of France and Germany over the centuries, which not only had an influence on local gastronomy and wines produced but also on local language. Alsatian dialect is still the most popular spoken language in Alsace. That’s why, we suggest that you say “G’sundheit!” [Cheers!] when visiting wineries in Alsace.

Frequently Asked Questions about Wineries in Alsace

Selection of the most frequently asked questions about Wineries in Alsace.

Most of the wineries in Alsace are located in the wine regions in the countryside. The best way to prepare a visit to a winery in Alsace is to book your visit in advance on our website.

This is our selection of small & boutique wineries in Alsace that you can visit:

Use our interactive Alsace winery map to browse wineries near Strasbourg, Colmar, and Mulhouse.