Nestled in the heart of Kintzheim (Bas-Rhin,
Alsace) and at the foot of Chateau Haut-Koenigsbourg the wines Jean-Marie
Koehly were born in the late 70s.
Family, this is the watchword of the operation. It has been three generations
that the family Koehly operates vineyards. Initially, in 1930, our family was
not only specialised in grapes and wine. In those days, our farm was based on
mixed farming, vineyards, tobacco and livestock. At this time we had 50 acres of vineyards and the
entire crop was sold to the cooperative winery. In the years 1964 - 1965, we
were already producing wine but all of our production was sold in bulk.
It was in
1970 that the family farm has really specialised in viticulture and
wine production in Alsace. In 1976, Jean-Marie Koehly settled within the family
Initially with the 2.5
hectares of vineyards, the family Koehly was able to
increase the vineyard operation to reach
20 ha at present.