French Champagne Gustave Lorenz
Wines from the Gustave Lorentz winery
It was in the second half of the seventeenth century, at the end of the Thirty Years' War, when we found the first vestiges of the Lorentz family in the town of Ribeauvillé. They were innkeepers or coopers then, but also gourmet, the old name for wine brokers, which gave them a status of choice in the community.
In 1748, Jean-Georges Lorentz, winemaker and blacksmith, was the first to settle in Bergheim, the future birthplace of our house.
His son, Pierre Lorentz, later married the granddaughter of the then mayor (Nicolas Schmitt). The generations followed one another with the births of Jacques Lorentz in 1798 and Charles Lorentz in 1836. That same year the Maison Lorentz was born in the city of Bergheim. This house that Georges Lorentz has the honor of leading today for the 7th generation.