The Guilds

Confrérie des Bienheureux du Frankstein

Introduction

Background

The wine Guild of Bienheureux of Frankstein (the Blessed) was founded in 1990, initiated by the wine-making union committee and people from the profession to nationally and internationally promote the wines of Dambach-la-Ville, and in particular the Grand Cru Frankstein.
The Guild is structured as a Council of the Grands Bienheureux du Frankstein with the Venerable Bienheureux in charge.

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    The members

    The Guild is structured as a Council of the Grands Bienheureux du Frankstein with the Venerable Bienheureux in charge.

    3>The dress

    They wear a burgundy-coloured jacket, a cooper’s apron (Kiefferschurz) and a black beret, all inspired by the eminent cooper tradition in Dambach-la-Ville. The first venerable was Gilbert Beck, followed by Louis Hauller, Alex Schaeffer, André Ruhlmann, Henri Goettmann, Hubert Beck and Philippe Gisselbrecht.