Hugel’s interactive map of Alsace vineyards
28 Feb 2007 by Julia Harding MW
The Hugel family, based in Riquewihr, north of Colmar, has been making wine in Alsace since the mid 17th century. Now they have brought their 21st-century blog fully up to speed with an interactive map of their vineyards. It provides zoomable aerial views, geological information on the land surrounding Riquewihr and the location of all the Hugel vineyards (half of which are, perhaps ironically, on land officially classified as Grand Cru). This coincides with an earlier thread about producers in Alsace who do not use the Grand Cru, confirming that such producers are as fiercely proud of their terroir as any that advocate the...

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