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The prettiest wine region in France. Alsace!

Updated: Mar 21

Alsace is one of the most picturesque and charming areas in the country, with stunning landscapes and delicious wines that are waiting to be discovered. Here are some reasons why a visit to the Alsace wine region should be on everyone's travel list:

Alsace Riesling vineyards in the Summer time
Vineyards along the Alsace wine road near Kaysersberg

Located about 2.5 hrs from Frankfurt is the unique French wine region Alsace. Known for its stunning landscapes and world-class wines, this region offers a unique experience for wine enthusiasts and tourists alike mixing and Germanic French culture and history.

A white wine lovers paradise!

Firstly, the Alsace wine region is known for its unique and delicious wines, which are characterised by their ripe body with delicate acidity, floral aromas, and fruity flavours.

But it's the wine that draws most visitors to Alsace. With its unique blend of French and German winemaking traditions, Alsace produces some of the finest white wines in the world. Varieties such as Riesling, Gewurztraminer, and Pinot Gris are all grown here. For red wine there is some awesome price & quality Pinot Noir. And for the natural wines lovers Alsace is one of the pioneering regions of France. With all that wine. Be sure to try a traditional Alsace wine pairing with some of the local cuisine, such as Choucroute (sauerkraut) or Tarte Flambee (Alsatian pizza).

wine tasting at independent winemaker
While Riesling is considered king of grapes in Alsace there is Pinot Noir and Gewürtztraminer

Secondly, the region is home to charming and quaint villages, each with its own distinct character and style. Visitors can stroll through the cobbled streets, marvel at the colourful half-timbered houses, and explore the local markets, which are filled with fresh produce, artisanal cheeses, and local delicacies.

The quaint village of Riquewihr is a must-see, with its colorful half-timbered houses and charming town center. Another village worth exploring is Eugisheim, voted "France's Favorite Village" in 2013, and known for its winding streets, floral displays, and Gothic-style church. One of my favourites is the Kaysersberg.

Thirdly, the Alsace wine region is nestled among some of the most breathtaking landscapes in France, with rolling hills, vineyards, and forests providing a stunning backdrop for visitors to enjoy. Hiking and cycling trails wind through the countryside, offering visitors the chance to explore the region

For more information on visiting Alsace and the many things you can do beyond wine go to the Visit Alsace tourism site. If you want to learn about Alsace wines and visit Colmar, Kayserberg, Riquewiher or Wissembourg rated the most prettiest cities of Alsace then get in touch for a grape escape.

If reading this makes you thirsty then get in touch to plan a grape escape to the Alsace wine region.

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