Alsace – a compilation


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Julia writes: Slow but significant changes – some might say long overdue – are afoot in Alsace, as Foulques Aulagnon, export manager for the Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins d'Alsace (CIVA), revealed during a major tasting of the region’s Riesling and Pinot Gris wines in London last month – though he is still talking long term. There are three main stories. 

    Firstly, still dry white wines must mention the word sec on the label if they are dry in EU terms (ie with residual sugar...