Interview with Alice and Jérôme Tourbier

21 February 2024
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Let us delve into the captivating world of the French way of life with Alice and Jérôme Tourbier, the founders of the Collection des Hôtels du Vignoble. In this interview, they unveil their aspirations through the recent acquisition of the Châteaux de Gilly and d'Isenbourg.


Your goal is to promote France’s fine art of living?

We are incredibly lucky in France to have fascinating history, rich gastronomy, magnificent villages, vineyards envied worldwide. Our hotels embody the French art of living.


Your ambitions after acquiring the Château de Gilly and Château d’Isenbourg?

To extend the “Collection des Hôtels du Vignoble” in our loveliest regions. These historic castles in Burgundy and Alsace offer high potential. The first is a former monastery surrounded by a moat, next to the famous Clos de Vougeot, while the Château d’Isenbourg on the hills of Colmar is renowned for its 5 hectares of vineyards and magnificent tower. When added to our Sources de Caudalie and Sources de Cheverny, a real collection is in the making. Wine-lovers around the world will choose their favourite region to stay in one of our hotels.


Will the DNA of Les Sources be passed on?

Each hotel must have its own identity while sharing a common thread. Environmentally friendly, they all propose sustainable tourism, well-being amidst the vines, and top-quality service from passionate teams. Clients staying in several of our hotels will thus always find the warm hospitality of “Les Sources” which makes all the difference.


When will these two new addresses be inaugurated?

The Château de Gilly should open in the spring of 2025, closely followed by the Château d’Isenbourg


In this interview, the entrepreneurs behind the Collection des Hôtels du Vignoble revealed their passionate vision for the French art of living, embodied by the acquisition of the Châteaux de Gilly and Isenbourg. Through these historic jewels, they aspire to offer authentic experiences, respectful of the environment and imbued with the warm hospitality that characterises Les Sources. The inauguration of these two jewels promises to open a new page in the history of the Collection des Hôtels du Vignoble, offering travellers from all over the world the opportunity to plunge into the heart of the French art of living.


Source: Les Sources magazine, 2023