This year the Knepfelfacht in Riquewihr (Quenelle festival) will take place on June 15-16, 2019. See the official programme here. It’s now been four years since Riquewihr decided to pay […]
On Sunday June 2, 2019, the Alsace wine route will be closed to all car traffic and available only to bikes and pedestrians. It will be the 7th edition of […]
The Brotherhood Saint Etienne (Saint-Stephan) is a mythical institution in the world of Alsace wine and one of the oldest in France. A few days ago, in its castle of […]
Spring is back. After 3 months of sleep, the beautiful city of Colmar finds visitors from everywhere. The birds of the Champ de Mars are singing, the storks are back […]
In our Upper Rhine valley, cities of Colmar, Strasbourg, Mulhouse, Freiburg-im-Breisgau (Germany), Basel (Switzerland) and Thann, are opening their Christmas Markets on November 23-24, 2018!
We must admit the obvious fact, every year at Whit Sunday and Monday, the Holy Spirit is indeed descending on the Route des Vins d’Alsace to spead many language skills […]
The Wine and Gastronomy festival of Ribeauvillé in Alsace (almost) as if you were there!
Grape picking as in the early 1900’s
In 2018 this very special harvest will take place on SEP 23, 2018 (the grapes are ripe much earlier this year). Come and join us!
Next weekend I will attend the Nordic sled dog race at the ski resort of Lac Blanc, on the heights of the valley of Kaysersberg, not far away from Riquewihr. […]
The Morgenstreich is a major and spectacular event that starts the Basel carnival. The Morgenstreich or procession of lanterns, is consistently held the Monday following Ash Wednesday. It is a […]
According to tradition, the first Christmas songs were sung by the angels above the crib to celebrate the birth of baby Jesus. Historically, the first Christmas songs were songs of […]
Les “Sentiers de Noël” are back! — Update 2015. A superb sound and light show is taking place in Osthouse, a village beside Erstein, south of Strasbourg. The word “show” […]