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An Essential Guide to Alsace Wines


  • The winemaking area is a thin, north-south rectangle (2 to 5 kms by 70 kms) in NE France, close to the Rhine and just over the border from Germany’s Black Forest. 15,600 ha in production over 119 winemaking communes
  • Produces 30% of France’s still whites
  • 92% of production is white - mostly dry or sweet (75%), but significant proportion of sparkling (25%). 8% red and rosé….

An Essential Guide to the Wines of Alsace


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