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 […]
Colmar Christmas markets started on November 23, 2018. See our picture gallery.
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!
Eating out at Christmas 2018 and New Year 2019 in Alsace. Practical info and addresses.
Colmar, heart of the Upper Rhine valley, is among the top destinations to go in Europe.
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. […]