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Alsace wine and grapes.

Alsace wine and grapes.

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Published by Comite Interprofessionnel du Vin d"Alsace in Colmar .
Written in English


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ContributionsComite Interprofessionnel du Vin d"Alsace.
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Alsace wineries and their winemakers are proud to share with visitors the best their terroir has to offer: the perfect combination of soil, savoir-faire passed on from generation to generation and their 7 grapes (Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Noir, Sylvaner, Muscat), have contributed to make Alsatian wines famous and. Discover the history and passion behind every bottle with the best wine tours in Alsace. With some of the most beautiful vineyard landscapes, wine tastings and tours are a fantastic experience for all. Book effortlessly online with Tripadvisor.

The wine of Alsace predates even the Franco-German conflict. Grapes have been grown here since the days of the Romans [source: Warfvinge]. The massif of the Vosges mountains dominates the Alsatian horizon [source: Britannica].It's a boon to Alsace wineries, because it shields the . The quality of winemaking in the Alsace region, especially known for its Riesling white grape variety, is among the highest in France. The finest wines are magnificent, but even the ordinary quality wines are well made and worth drinking. Compared to many other French wine regions, Alsace grows a real hodgepodge of grapes: Nearly a [ ].

Use the Pass'Alsace. Visit more, pay less! With the Pass'Alsace, get free admission and loads of benefits at more than 50 iconic sites and places to visit. The Alsace wine region is virtually unique in France in that producers are allowed to put the grape variety on the label of their appellation contrôlée wines. It is also unique in that the.


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Alsace wine or Alsatian wine (French: Vin d'Alsace; German: Elsässer Wein; Haut Rhin Alsatian: d'r Wii vum Elsàss; Bas Rhin Alsatian: de Win vum Elsàss) is produced in the Alsace region in France and is primarily white e of its Germanic influence, it is the only Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée region in France to produce mostly varietal wines, typically from similar grape.

The Muscat d’Alsace: This dry wine offers a peppery sensation, mixed with powerful aromas of fresh grapes and fruits. It can be enjoyed as an aperitif and is a perfect match for asparagus.

The Riesling d’Alsace: A dry and characterful white wine, it gives off citrus aromas, sometimes accompanied by mineral or floral notes. It is perfect for. Learn the most important facts about Alsace including its major wine grapes and blends.

Check out a map of the region and some amazing photos of what it’s like to be there. Guide to Alsace Wine. Alsace has always been in a bit of a pickle. Its perilous location on the border of Germany and France made the area a tug-of-war for centuries.

For Alsace wine enthusiasts this is a wonderful read, and has just about all the pertinent facts about the region, among them all the famous and less well known varietals, all the major producers, the villages, the grand cru vinyards complete with maps, technical information about the Vendanges Tardive and Selection de Grains Noble and how they compare to the German QmP designations, extensive 5/5(2).

Travel Guide to Alsace Wine region. Alsace wine region boasts beautiful hilly vineyards and stretches along the Rhine river in the north-east of France.

51 vineyards, each with their own designated Grand Cru appellation, are dispersed in two sub-regions, The Bas-Rhin and the Haut-Rhin. Official site of wines and the Alsace wine-growing area: the wines (Alsace, Alsace Grand Cru, Cr̩mant d'Alsace, Vendanges Tardives, S̩lections de Grains Nobles), the grape varieties (Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot gris, Pinot blanc, Pinot Noir, Sylvaner, Muscat, Klevener), the Alsace Wine Route, recipes, wine serving and economic data.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. The English version of my Guide to Alsace Wines was publsihed in The Swedish edition has sold over copies, and it has been selected as the best book in its category by the Swedish Gastronomic Academy.

Guide to Alsace Wines presents the region, producers and villages in Alsace in a compact and informed way. It is constantly updated. Alsace Blanc is a white wine made from one or more of the grape varieties allowed for AOC Alsace Alsace Edelzwicker is a white wine made from one or more of the grape varieties allowed for AOC Alsace, not including Chardonnay.

Alsace Gentil is an Edelzwicker including a minimum 50% of Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris and/or Muscat. Alsace is one of the great, under-appreciated treasures of the wine world. This pretty enclave of fairytale villages in the lee of the forested Vosges Mountains offers a wide range of varietally labelled wines, of which the aromatic whites are still, despite global warming, much more successful than the light reds.

For much of its history, Alsace was Elsass and part of Germany. France’s Alsace wine region seems a world apart from the rest of France.

Alsace sits on the verge of France, with a culture, architecture, and cuisine uniquely its own. Alsace’s wines are also unique. The grape varieties that grow there, for the most part, don’t grow elsewhere in France.

The wines of Alsace are varietals, [ ]. The best, and best value, white wines you’ve never drunk. Yes, you heard right, Alsace, a region’s whose wines are not exactly at the peak of wine fashion these days, and that’s a shame.

Sweet Alsatian wine is also made in the same style as Sauternes, using dried grapes affected by the Botrytis fungus. Cremant d’Alsace, the region’s sparkling wine, is made from Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Riesling and other select grapes. With a light body, zesty acidity and fine bubbles, the best Cremant d’Alsace wines rival the.

Wines from Alsace and Cheeses for Pairing. Famille Hugel Pinot Gris Classic ($17) was not only refreshing, but an affordable choice for anyone who craves this variety from Alsace.

In this wine, the grapes were cultivated on soils of clay and limestone. I bought this bottle of wine for £6 frpm the website Alsace is an appellation created in ,although there has been viticulture here since at least the medieval period,producing mainly white wines [although a few are red ] in the east of France by the German border.

11 min read. I f you don’t know the wines of Alsace, I suggest that you check them out, especially now that it is the height of summer. Alsace specializes in Riesling, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer and Pinot Noir, its lone red wine. There is also a wide-open range of sparkling wines made in the same traditional method as Champagne known as Cremant d’Alsace.

Some of the greatest white wines in the world are produced in France's Alsace region. Discover the three great grapes used in the region, as discussed by three of. Alsace Grand Cru AOCs: High-quality wines (white varieties) made by the top classified vineyards in the region.

There are 51 individual appellations within this category. Crémant d’Alsace AOC: Mostly sparkling white wines and rosé. Producers within these Alsace wine appellations have to follow a specific set of rules.

Wine tour to Alsace: aromatic, elegant wines, classic gastronomy and charming picture-book villages — Alsace has its very own style both when it comes to wine, food and architecture.

It is easy to fall in love with this wine region where the picturesque village lie on a dotted line along the route du vin. Colmar is the principal centre of the wine-growing region, whose vineyards extend in a narrow strip along the lower slopes of the Vosges west of the city.

Parts of the alluvial plain of Alsace (e.g., west of Strasbourg) are devoted to cereals, but industrial crops are also widely cultivated and include sugar beets, hops, and tobacco. Description of the 7 Alsace A.O.C grape wines: Description of the 7 Alsace A.O.C grape wines: Alsace counts 7 A.O.C grape wines.

All of them are white wines except the Pinot Noir, which is a rosé or a red wine. Always aromatic but though different, their character find their fulness in the best soils.Alsace is one of the most beautiful and distinctive regions of France and is famous for its wine, gastronomy and wine tourism facilities.

Alsace has been a pioneer in wine tourism in France with the development of the Wine Route which has, over the past 60 years, contributed to the success of Alsace .The Emile Beyer, Pinot Noir “Tradition,” Alsace, France (Available from The House of Glunz Chicago Wine Merchants; on sale: $) comes from grapes fermented and aged in stainless steel.