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d’Summer Fascht

-  d'Summer Fascht 2019 - Coming up in Colmar on le 14 juillet,  is the second edition of d'Summer Fascht. The first edition was held in 2017. This salon alternates with the Salon Des Vins Libres which started way back in 2008. As mentioned elsewhere, d'Fascht is a good measure of the energy around the [...]

d’Summer Fascht2020-04-11T22:49:03+00:00

Summer 2019

- Summer 2019- Spring passed in a flash. It was cold with above average rainfall. So, the Alsace growing season started as most definitely on the "tardive" side. June switched that, where several days in the first two weeks saw maximum temperatures in the low 30 Cs. That produced a flourish of much needed growth [...]

Summer 20192020-04-01T08:09:41+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

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