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Alsace Wine Region  

Alsace Geography

Alsace is situated North East of France. It is bordered on the West by the Vosges and on the East by the Rhine which separates it from Germany.

Alsace had a chaotic history between Fran ee and Germany. It put the region at the center of Europe. Strasbourg, the main city of Alsace, host the European parliament.

Alsace is a lovely region with green hills and medieval villages. The Alsace wine road is one of the most beautiful wine sceneries in the world!

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- Wines of Alsace
by Tom Stevenson

Alsace Region Information :

Location: North East of France, between the Vosges and the Rhine river
Size: 190km long and 50km wide
Alsace is the smallest region in France
Weather: Semi-continental with hot summers and cold winters with frequent snowfall
Population: 1,750,000
Main Cities:

Strasbourg (450,000)
Mulhouse (230,000)
Colmar (86,800)

Places of Interest: Strasbourg (church, old city)
Alsace Wine Road (great sceneries)
Colmar (half-timbered houses)
Haut-Koenigsbourg (castle)
Vosges (forest)

More pages on Alsace :
Alsace region

Wines from Alsace :
Riesling - Gewurztraminer - Pinot blanc - Tokay pinot gris - Sylvaner - Crémant d'Alsace

About Alsace wine region :
Alsace wine information - Alsace region information - Alsace map - wine making - classification of wine - Alsace wines and food - Buy Alsace wines - Alsace main page

Interview :
Etienne Hugel (alsatian wine maker)

Other french wine regions :
Bordeaux - Bourgogne (Burgundy) - Champagne - Corsica - Côtes du Rhône - Languedoc-Roussillon - Loire Valley - Provence - South West



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