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 […]
Colmar Christmas markets started on November 23, 2018. See our picture gallery.
The Confrérie Saint Etienne (St Stephen’s Brotherhood), is a mythical institution in the world of Alsace wine and one of the oldest in France. Today, in its castle of Kientzheim, just […]
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 […]
A good glass of wine contributes to the friendly atmosphere in many occasions. The sparkling wine is the wine of celebration par excellence. Crémant d’Alsace is riding high. The village […]
For centuries, Riquewihr has produced some of the most beautiful wines of Alsace and the world. There is written proof of winegrowing activity in Riquewihr for almost 1000 years. Read […]
When I was a student in Strasbourg, the villages along the wine route and especially Riquewihr were on the top of my list for weekend escapes. At that time I […]
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!
When I look up over the screen of my computer at home I can see the Haut-Koenigsbourg castle. But yesterday, I didn’t. It was snowing. At dusk, I left my […]
A day out in the snow of the Vosges, the evening in the Alsace vineyards! Winter is full of surprises. Alsace allows you to combine many pleasures: a day out in […]
One of the pleasures of a holiday in Alsace, in any season, is to visit a weekly market to buy fresh local produce. So grab your basket and let’s go […]