Domaine Rolly Gassmann
Located in Alsaces Haut-Rhin village of Rorschwihr, near Ribeauville, lies the family Domaine of Rolly-Gassmann, whose roots date back to 1661.
The 51 hectare estate (40ha in Rorschwihr, 10ha in Bergheim) is owned and run by Marie-Therese, Louis & their son Pierre Gassmann, along with a team of 17 workers.
They work to the principles of biodynamic viticulture yet curiously also apply weed killers.
They produce on average 300,000 bottles per annum and they are notable for having more than four years stock (1 million bottles) in stock at any one time, which would account for the regular visits by French customers; they only export 20% of their annual production.