The Alsace region is in north east France close to the border with Germany. Here the favourite grape variety is Riesling.

Alsace wine region

The Alsace wine region lies in the north east corner of France on the border with Germany. It is here that Riesling is the most revered grape variety, although other varieties such as Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Noir and Pinot Auxerrois are also widely planted here. We have […]


Pinot Auxerrois Grape Variety

Pinot Auxerrois (as it is known in Alsace) is a very interesting grape for making fresh, low acid, interesting wines. Although Riesling is more widely planted, the area devoted to Auxerrois is increasing every year as can be seen by the graph below. One of the most interesting things about […]