One of the Alsace (Haut-Rhin) sites classified as Grand Cru within the Alsace Grand Cru appellation. It was already mentioned in documents in 735 as a good wine village. The name is derived from the golden Gewürztraminer wines. The vineyards cover 45 hectares of vineyards on calcareous clay soil in the municipality of Gueberschwihr. They are mainly planted with Gewürztraminer, for which the soil is ideal. The other varieties are Muscat Blanc, Pinot Gris and Riesling. Well known producers are Ernest Burn, Henri Gross, Marcel Hertzog, Jean-Bernard Humbrecht, Fernand Lichtlé, CV Pfaffenheim, Marco Saulnier, Louis Scherb et Fils and Domaine Zind Humbrecht.