French wine discovery tour : Alsace Wine Tour

Alsace Wine Tour

 

Alsace brings to mind colorful Christmas markets, hot pretzels, story-book flowered villages, gingerbread, cobbled streets and rolling hills draped with vines.

Our Alsace wine tour starts in the lovely town of Strasbourg, the heart of Alsace.  From north to south you will experience the variety that this region's wines have to offer;  from AOC Alsace, Grand Crus, to late harvest wines and cremant of Alsace.

The famous wine route, from Colmar Obernai and Riquewihr, covers the medieval town of Ribeauville and High Koenigsbourg with a fortress dating back to the middle ages.  

13 Grape varieites are highlighted in this area:  Sylvaner, Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Muscat, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Klevener, Pinot Noir.   This Alsace wine tour is an epicurian adventure.

 

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Day 1: Arrival Strasbourg

Start with a river-boat tour around the town of Strasbourg to discover this enchanting city. 

 A walking tour with your guide to see the Cathedral and major sites in the pedestrian centre area.

Overnight at your hotel, Strasbourg.

 

Day 2: Alsace and the Route des vins

Follow the wine route to Colmar, with two visits and tastings which will cover several different wines/ grape varieties. Discover the charming villages of Eguisheim, Riquewihr and the hilltop Chateau du Haut-Koenigsbourg.

After lunch visit two family owned domains to taste AOC Alsace, Grand Crus, late harvest wines and Cremant d'Alsace -the local fizz.

 

Day 3: Colmar

Stay in Colmar and discover this delightful village. Stroll through the cobble stoned streets, visit the Unterlinden museum and linger in 'Little Venice'. 

Visit the house where Auguste Bartholdi was born, the creator of the Statue of Liberty and visit the exhibition about the construction of Lady Liberty.

 

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Combine this area with a wine tour in the Champagne region, Burgundy -or both!