An Alsace answer to the VDP?


Last month I had the pleasure of a trip to Alsace to take advantage of the third Millésimes Alsace, the big wine tasting held every few years in Colmar’s exhibition hall. Thanks to the provision of a (just) portable high table for my laptop, I was able to navigate the hall and taste my way through the range of Rieslings offered by the 28 producers listed below. 

The day before the wine fair, the new Alsace Crus et Terroirs Association (ACT) presented their aims and ideals in Colmar Museum, famous for Le Retable d’Issenheim altarpiece and recently modernised by the...