Vineyards close to the village Kaysersberg in Alsace. Map of Alsace with the location of the wine-growing region and some villages marked. Alsace alsace – 1ed PDF in France and is primarily white wine.
Un guide tout en couleurs avec le top des meilleures choses à voir et à faire sur place. Un guide qui couvre tous les aspects de l’Alsace : les Vosges, la plaine d’Alsace, la route des vins, les grandes villes culturelles comme Strasbourg ou Colmar… Des éclairages détaillés et des anecdotes parfois insolites sur le patrimoine, des abbayes romanes aux cathédrales gothiques en passant par les musées de Colmar ou de Strasbourg. Des focus sur les traditions de cette région à forte identité, des marchés de Noël aux rituelles foires aux vins. Des villages secrets pour sortir des sentiers battus et découvrir des coins de nature préservés. Une sélection des meilleurs lieux pour déguster la gastronomie alsacienne, les grands crûs ou la bière locale : les fermes auberges vosgiennes, les winstubs, les brasseries…
119 villages in Alsace, and 111. 3 million litres of wine was produced, corresponding to 148. 4 million bottles of 750 ml, generating 478. A 2000 vintage Alsace wine labelled Tokay Pinot gris. An important influence in the history of Alsace wine has been the repeated changes of nationality of the Alsace region, which has passed from France to Germany and vice versa several times throughout history. In the early history of the Alsace wine industry, they were traded together with other German wines since Rhine provided the means to transport the wines. The total vineyard surface in Alsace has increased over the last decades, although the total French vineyard surface has decreased.
The grape variety Pinot gris is believed to have been taken to Hungary in the 14th century, where it was named Szürkebarát. Topgraphic map of Alsace showing the importance of the Vosges to the west and river Rhine to the east. Most vineyards are located on the lower stretches of the Vosges, just above the plains leading down to Rhine. Notice the presence of hills and minor valleys which mean that not just eastern, but also southern and northern slopes can be found in Alsace vineyards. The geography of the wine growing area in Alsace is determined by two main factors, the Vosges mountains in the west and the Rhine river in the east. Alsace’s geology is quite varied, with many different kinds of soils represented in the vineyards. Alsace’s soils are a result of its location at a geological fault.