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!
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. […]
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! […]
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 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 […]
WW1 in Alsace and Vosges – Secret search for sled dogs : Code name «Poilus d’Alaska» (Hairy from Alaska)
Exactly 100 years ago on the 15th of December 2015, the valiant « Poilus d’Alaska » (The “Hairy” from Alaska ; “Poilu” was the nickname of the French soldiers of […]