Tuesday June 2, 2020

The vines that fashion forgot

Alsace is a cracking wine region in France that has somehow remained under the radar

6th November, 2016
The vineyards of Alsace: destined to be perennially underrated?

You would think it pretty difficult to hide an entire wine region in France, one that is two-thirds the size of Burgundy, has been making wine since the Romans arrived, has 51 Grand Cru sites, and is so beautiful – packed with fairytale mountaintop castles and postcard-perfect villages – that it has been fought over twice in world wars in the last century.

And yet, overlooked and underrated anonymity seems the destiny of Alsace and its...

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