Famille Hugel

Famille Hugel

About Famille Hugel

Nestled in the heart of France's renowned Alsace region, Famille Hugel is a distinguished winery blessed with a rich legacy and an unwavering commitment to perfection. Founded in 1639, this legendary winery has been making wines of supreme quality for twelve generations, earning them a place of honour in the annals of French winemaking.

Famille Hugel's vineyards stretch across the diverse dioramas of the Riquewihr and its sundry neighbouring communes. This distinct geography, combined with the unique Alsatian terroir, imparts each bottle of Famille Hugel wines with an inimitable character, captivating both connoisseurs and casual wine enthusiasts alike.

The winery is known for its exquisite range of varietals - notably the Riesling, Gewürztraminer, and Pinot Noir wines - expertly crafted, sustaining the inextricable balance of the unique terroir, acidity, and flavour. Each bottle of Famille Hugel wine captures not only the essence of the grape variety but also the spirit of the Alsatian soil.

The Hugel family's commitment to environmentally friendly viticulture practices is also worthy of note. Practices such as minimal intervention, cover cropping, and meticulous picking by hand demonstrate their firm dedication to protecting the earth for future generations. This approach is further reflected in Famille Hugel’s classic Alsatian packaging. Each vintage is adorned with a label featuring a traditional Alsatian sash coupled with the winery’s classic insignia; evoking a sense of purity and authenticity that is consistent with the vineyard's ethos.

In addition to its wines, Famille Hugel's quaint cellar and beautiful tasting room are also a must-visit for anyone in the region. The cellars, which date back to the 16th century, offer a rare glimpse into the old-world methods of wine production', while the tasting room offers a collection of the Hugel family's finest creations, a testament to their passion and skill.

To truly appreciate the mastery of the Hugel Family's winemaking, one must experience the harmony of flavours in their wines expressly. Famille Hugel invites you to explore their history and hallowed vineyards, calling on you to taste the love that goes into every bottle.

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