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Christophe Lindenlaub – Dorlisheim

Christophe LINDENLAUB – Dorlisheim. The Location - Christophe Lindenlaub makes his wine in Dorlisheim, a large village on the Alsace wine route, 20kms to the west and a touch south of Strasbourg. It is definitely not one of these picture postcard Alsace “villages” and is partially joined to [...]

Christophe Lindenlaub – Dorlisheim2020-07-20T21:44:13+00:00

Jean-Marc DREYER

Jean-Marc DREYER - Rosheim We were in and out of Jean-Marc’s winery and vineyards during the 2018 harvest. It was energising to experience the buzz around the grapes coming in, somewhat fast and also in bigger quantities than the last few years. The winery, a hive of activity [...]

Jean-Marc DREYER2019-01-02T06:11:28+00:00

Catherine RISS

Catherine RISS The first time we ran into Catherine Riss was on a tasting visit to Lucas Rieffel’s winery in Mittelbergheim. She provided that extra bit of pressure to help keep us focused, as we worked through a line-up of 15 wines.  That was back in July 2015, [...]

Catherine RISS2018-12-30T23:07:40+00:00

Alsace Wine Region – 2018 Vintage Update

Alsace Wine Region - 2018 Vintage Update The Alsace Region grape harvest, les vendanges, has finished up and it all took place in almost perfect weather conditions. It kind of went on a bit due to a welcome uptick in quantity  and also the opportunity to bring in some late harvest wines. The wintry [...]

Alsace Wine Region – 2018 Vintage Update2018-11-09T23:59:20+00:00


André KLEINKNECHT The Location DATE OF DOMAIN REVIEW - August 2018Since then a flow of new energy has come to the domain with the return of the Kleinknecht kids, Jules and Fanny, both returning home after a series of international winemaker stages. Here we go, back to downtown Mittelbergheim [...]

André KLEINKNECHT2022-12-06T17:31:09+00:00

RAW Wine Fairs 2017 – NewYork and Los Angeles

News from the RAW wine fairs Alsace “Startups” at the New York and Los Angeles RAW Wine Fairs The RAW wine fairs now cover four venues: London, Berlin, New York and Los Angeles, with the U.S. events held during two weekends in November. RAW showcases producers of [...]

RAW Wine Fairs 2017 – NewYork and Los Angeles2018-09-13T10:46:37+00:00

Alsace Wine Region – 2017 Vintage Update

Alsace Wine Region - 2017 Vintage Update It’s Sunday 22nd of October and the Alsace 2017 vintage is harvested and safely in cellars up and down the wine route. This includes the late harvest wines, the Vendanges Tardives and the Selection de Grains Nobles.   Back In Alsace had the good fortune to visit [...]

Alsace Wine Region – 2017 Vintage Update2018-09-13T10:46:37+00:00


Lucas Rieffel The Location DATE OF DOMAIN REVIEW - August 2017Update required, but domain management and approach, very much still in line with this write up.Lucas Rieffel’s winery is in the village of Mittelbergheim. A place that feels like it’s close to somewhere else, like [...]

Lucas RIEFFEL2022-12-06T17:20:59+00:00
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