Harvest time is hardly the right time to visit winegrowers in Alsace – but we did it anyway and got a great welcome…
A new (to me) restaurant in the Alsace winelands, worth discovering
If you think Alsace makes only white wine, think again: Pinot Noir is making waves too…
Springtime in Alsace: time for Muscat!
For ages I puzzled over the fact that Alsace’s annual Foire aux Vins in Colmar seemed to have remarkably little to do with wine. I remember commenting on this to Etienne Hugel a few years ago. He confirmed, with his trademark grin, that if you wanted to buy a tractor, or a mattress, or a ticket for… Continue reading Millésimes Alsace
My personal Top Ten restaurants for Alsace food and wine travellers
Before slinking off to the bottle bank with the evidence of our Christmas excesses, I had fun fishing bottles out of the wheelie bin, reliving the memories of the ones we especially relished and which we’ll buy again if the opportunity arises – and making a a mental note of which ones not to bother… Continue reading Favourite Holiday Wines (sparklers and still whites)