Vendanges 2012 chez Zusslin, Alsace

It’s been a tricky year for Alsace wine growers, confirms Jean-Paul Zusslin of Domaine Zusslin in Orschwihr – drought in winter and spring, bitter cold alternating with deluging rain, heatwaves and more monsoon rains. Growing grapes and making wine is a challenge at the best of times, in the best of years; this year’s been… Continue reading Vendanges 2012 chez Zusslin, Alsace

A lobster lunch

From time to time, Thierry Meyer of oenoalsace.com (and formerly Alsace correspondent for the Bettane & Dessauve Grand Guide des Vins de France), together with chef Jean-Philippe Guggenbuhl of La Taverne Alsacienne near Colmar cook up an appealing plan. Keeping a collective ear close to the ground – and an eye on the market –… Continue reading A lobster lunch