Ideas for your Christmas lunch 2019 and New Year’s Eve in Alsace, around Riquewihr, Ribeauvillé, Colmar and Selestat.
Summer Tuesdays grill party in Riquewihr: buy your food from the farmers and winemaker, prepare it and enjoy it under the trees. Every Tuesday evening in July and August.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]