France - drive the Route des Vins d’Alsace in autumn, when vines are heavy with grapes waiting to be harvested and colours are at their vibrant best.

France - drive the Route des Vins d’Alsace in autumn, when vines are heavy with grapes waiting to be harvested and colours are at their vibrant best. From the Viking river cruise on the rhine we went to Colmar, Obernai and Strasbourg,sometimes by bus.

Route des Vins d' Alsace, een prachtige wijnroute langs idyllische dorpen en uitgestrekte wijngaarden.

Tourisme sur la Route des Vins d'Alsace

Alsace Wine Route : As you head down Alsace's famous Wine Road, Hansel and Gretel villages pop up every few miles, and each have winstubs that cook up delicious dishes of chou-croute garnie.

La Route des Vins d’Alsace, où le vin devient voyage

La Route des Vins d’Alsace, où le vin devient voyage

Slow Up sur la Route des Vins d’Alsace, le 2 juin 2013

Slow Up sur la Route des Vins d’Alsace, le 2 juin 2013

Alsace is broken up by AOC law (aka Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée). These laws dictate everything from grape variety allowed to vineyard density (ie how far apart vines are from one another). So to understand Alsace, it helps to understand the 3 major AOCs  Alsace AOC (92% white still wines) Crémant d’Alsace AOC (Sparkling white and rosé wines) Alsace Grand Cru AOC (Limited special vineyard wines)

Alsace Wine Region: A Guide for Enthusiasts

What should you know about Alsace wine as you explore all the wine regions of France? Learn the most important facts about Alsace including its major wine grapes and blends. Check out a map of the region and some amazing photos of what it's like to be the

A LA DECOUVERTE DES VINS D’ALSACE

A LA DECOUVERTE DES VINS D’ALSACE

Alsace is the smallest region in France. It consists of just two départements, namely Haut-Rhin and Bas-Rhin

Discover the beauty of Alsace's famous Wine Route; a truly legendary trip!Alsace's Wine Route crosses the age-old vineyards between the Rhine plain and the Ballons des Vosges. It snakes across the slopes for more than 170 km, from Thann to the south to Marlenheim to the north. Picturesque flowery

The Alsace wine route

Chemin De Fer D Alsace Et De Lorraine Au Pay Du Bon Vin D Alsace 62,5X100  Imp Alsacienne by estampemoderne.fr, via Flickr

Au Pays du Bon Vin d Alsace 1930 France - Vintage Poster Reproductions. This vertical French travel poster features a cow pulling a cart with 2 people through a vineyard with bunches of grapes at sunset.

The village of Eguisheim along the Route de Vins D'Alsace in France • photo: Martien Uiterweerd on Flickr

The village of Equisheim along the Route de Vins D'Alsace in France. It produces Alsace wine of high quality. In May 2013 it was voted the «Village préféré des Français

Thought I better repin this in case I need to know where stuff if in Alsace at some point in the future.  Also I very much enjoy wine maps.

The Alsace wine route, Tourism - Vins d’Alsace, CIVA, grands crus, crémant…

Amélie Baril est la reine des vins d’Alsace 2012

Amélie Baril est la reine des vins d’Alsace 2012

La production des Vins d'Alsace - Infographie - #Alsace #DrinkAlsace

La production des Vins d'Alsace - Infographie - #Alsace #DrinkAlsace

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