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 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 […]
The Wine and Gastronomy festival of Ribeauvillé in Alsace (almost) as if you were there!
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!
Spring is here and the season of wine festivals has begun. The winemakers of the village of Mittelbergheim (between Sélestat and Obernai) unveil once a year in spring, the secrets […]
The alarm went off early … The sun now rises earlier, and to capture the unique light of dawn, a lay down is not the best plan. Dawn brushed away […]
Spring in Alsace is not an easy season for the photographer … The vegetation is exploding: it is a festival of flowers and leaves everywhere! The asparagus tips show their […]
Trees and vines were ready. Ready for this little whiff of spring heat that would release the first leaves … In three days, the landscape has awakened! Suddenly, one, the […]
Autumn is definitely a wonderful and spectacular season in Alsace and the upper Rhine valley: late September, October and beginning of November. Autumn in the upper Rhine valley is actually […]