Alsace


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a region of northeastern France famous for its wines

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Like in Alsace and Tuscany, JSwinetours also knows its way around Burgundy.
The harmonious and pleasant atmosphere in Alsace belies a fascinating and turbulent history that began with the Celts, continued with the Romans, the Holy Roman Empire (which produced the glorious city of Strasbourg), the Habsburgs, and the Protestants.
The names on the labels all sound German too and the most popular Alsace grape variety is Riesling.
Alsace is a fabulous region studded with many fairy tale villages and towns.
In a country like France, where the appellation system can appear relatively arcane, Alsace, by comparison, was a beacon of light and the very essence of simplicity.
He added: "I'm not saying that simply because I'm in Germany," before correcting himself to say: "I'm in Alsace.
I'm not saying that simply because I'm in Germany," he said, before correcting himself to say: "I'm in Alsace.
The unit in Alsace, east of France, has been sold to Eiffage Travaux Publics and Holcim France, while the Swiss operations were bought by Holcim Switzerland.
Nonetheless, the greatness of Alsace lies more typically in the crafting of some of the world's finest wines from Riesling, GewE-rtzraminer and Pinot Gris.
ALSACE Lorraine ran an excellent race in defeat at the Royal meeting and can gain compensation back at Ascot tomorrow.
examines the phenomenon of Alsatian regionalism by considering what Alsatians mean when they say "Alsace to the Alsatians"; how they present and represent their own history, culture, and traditions; how political developments in Alsace and Europe affected this regionalism; and how the regionalism of the pre-1914 period influenced that of the interwar years.
BLESSED with an exceptional natural beauty, it seems only fitting that the fragrant wines from the idyllic Alsace region in north-east France are dressed in distinctive and elegant bottle shapes.
On the occasion of its thirtieth anniversary, the Association for the Promotion of Alsace is organising, in collaboration with theaBureau Alsace (representation of local, regional authorities and consular bodies of the Alsace Region to the European Union), a conference entitled Ou va l'Alsace?