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An Essential Guide to Alsace Wines

ALSACE…

  • The winemaking area is a thin, north-south rectangle (2 to 5 kms by 70 kms) in NE France, close to the Rhine and just over the border from Germany’s Black Forest. 15,600 ha in production over 119 winemaking communes
  • Produces 30% of France’s still whites
  • 92% of production is white - mostly dry or sweet (75%), but significant proportion of sparkling (25%). 8% red and rosé….


An Essential Guide to the Wines of Alsace

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An Essential Guide to the Wines of Bordeaux

All you need to know about Bordeaux

  • Largest wine-producing region in France – 15% of national production, roughly 900 million bottles
  • 7375 wine-producing entities (chateaux) covering 120,000 ha
  • Mostly big estates: 70% of all vineyards bigger than 20 ha….


  • An Essential Guide to the WInes of Bordeaux





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