Whit Sunday & Monday picnics at the winemaker’s

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 around: we can hear laughter and voices which are not only Alsatian but also Flemish, German, Belgian and Swiss (with all their regional variations) and…

Alsace Wine Route : open wine cellars in Mittelbergheim

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 of their cellars. A unique opportunity for lovers of Alsace wines to get acquainted with an Alsatian village of exceptional architectural and wine heritage but…

Early morning walk around Riquewihr (2)

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 the night when I go down from La Vancelle direction Riquewihr by the wine route. I guess the sun still hidden behind the blue line…

Walks around Riquewihr in Spring (1)

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 nose. The activities also start again: flower festival, flea markets and local products … The terraces are taken by storm when the sun shines ….