The history of the franc-comtois breed Unlike other winegrowers, who nowadays work horses just for the traditional appeal, at the Domaine Schlumberger we have never abandoned horse ploughing. We have 2 “franc-comtois” horses. They are very calm, they do not suffer from vertigo and they have a great draught power. We use them mainly in the steepest terraces of the estate, where they……
Arriving at Guebwiller in 1971, Eric Beydon-Schlumberger also devoted himself entirely to the estate, replanting almost all of the aging vineyard, but also giving it its current international reputation.
Alain Beydon-Schlumberger, his brother, will complete his work in the 2000s by undertaking significant investments in the cellar, in order to renew equipment and modernize all production tools.
If it will therefore have taken almost 2 centuries to make the haute couture wines that we know and to impose themselves on the best tables in the world, there is one element which however has never been lacking in our family over the generations: a consuming passion, underpinned by an obsession with a job well done.