Vins Becker, A Great Alsatian Winery
The history of Vins Becker traces back to 1610 when Jean Becker became the owner. Today, Jean-François manages the vineyards while his sister manages the commercial part of the winery. In total, the vineyard covers an area of 32 hectares. They grow Riesling, Pinot Gris, Muscat, Sylvaner, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Noir, and Gewurztraminer. The team has been using organic farming techniques in the vineyard and the winery since 1999.
The Unique Terroir of Vins Becker
The soil of Vins Becker vineyards have a unique geology of bedrock with a small amounts of limestone. During the winemaking process, only the free run juice is used to produce the wines, the remaining berries are pressed again and the juice is sold seperately. They prefer the use of natural yeasts and limit the filtration to the maximum. Maceration is traditional and short for rosé and extended for red. Red wines are matured in barrels with only a small proportion of new oak. The wines are crisp and dry, with a nice body and revealing the characteristics of the terroir. Vins Becker’s top range Riesling has a fresh minerality and aromas of apricot, pineapple, and spices. The youthful and intense flavors will surely please your senses.
Discover Vins Becker
The team of Vins Becker gladly welcomes all wine lovers for a tour of the winery. Explore the architectural cellar and taste some of their best wines. Be sure to book your visit in advance for a great wine experience.