Alsace – getting the balance right

Alsace digitasting website

Julia and Tam review 125 examples of some of the wine trade's favourite wines from a mammoth global tasting.

Julia writes Forty thousand little bottles of Alsace wines from 100 different producers winged their way around the world to the 3,750 wine trade professionals – importers, sommeliers, distributors, restaurateurs, media – who took part in this 'first ever' global digital event organised by a wine region, attracting five times as many participants as the last physical rendition of this event in Colmar in 2018, according to the glitzy press release.

Around one-third of those 3,750 were from France but the rest...