Category Archives: Pinot Gris

Zind-Humbrecht with a focus on Clos Windsbuhl

Zind-Humbrecht is one of the very best wine producers in Alsace, if not the very best. This producer is located in the Turckheim village and was created in its present form in 1959 from vineyard holdings of the Zind family of Wintzenheim and the Humbrecht family … Continue reading

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Paul Blanck at the 2015 Alsace wine day

Paul Blanck, which can be found in the Kientzheim village, was one of the Alsace producers I tasted at the Alsace wine day in Stockholm in the end of January. On his extensive Alsace wine site, Per Warfvinge has a … Continue reading

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Dopff & Irion at the Alsace wine day

Dopff & Irion is a big Alsace wine producer with seat in Riquewihr (village profile at Per Warfvinge’s Alsace wine website). Some of the wines are sold under the name Domaine du Château de Riquewihr. They have 27 hectares (67 acres) of vineyards in the … Continue reading

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Albert Schoech – a good Alsace producer in Ammerschwihr

A new acquaintance at the Alsace wine day in Stockholm some weeks ago was Albert Schoech, a producer located in Ammerschwihr (village profile at Per Warfvinge’s Alsace wine site). Although I didn’t have time to taste through the wines from … Continue reading

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Hugel & Fils at the 2015 Alsace wine day

One of the classical Alsatian producers I checked out at the Alsace wine day a couple of weeks ago was Hugel & Fils. I posted a profile on Hugel when I wrote about last year’s tasting. Here, I just recall … Continue reading

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Marcel Deiss wines at the 2015 Alsace wine day

A few weeks ago, the 2015 edition of the Alsace wine day was held in Stockholm. It is an annual event that always comes back this time of year. One of two producers that I tasted both this year and … Continue reading

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Hugel & Fils – an Alsace producer that is reliably dry and constantly yellow

Hugel & Fils is a classical Alsace producer located in Riquewihr. Their distinctly yellow labels say “Depuis 1639”. The one who founded the company this year was Hans Ulrich Hugel, the initials of whom can still be found in their logotype, … Continue reading

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Alsace wines from Marcel Deiss

Marcel Deiss is considered one of the best wine-producing domaines in Alsace, as well as one of the most idiosyncratic. Deiss can be found in Bergheim (village profile at Per Warvinge’s Alsace site), and there is a Wikipedia article about Marcel Deiss. The … Continue reading

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Alsace wines from Gustave Lorentz

Gustave Lorentz is a sizable Alsace producers with a long history, located in Bergheim. Per Warfvinge’s Alsace website has both a village profile and a producer profile. They have 33 hectares (about 82 acres) of their own vineyards, of which 13.5 hectares (about 33.5 … Continue reading

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Domaine Weinbach – one of the top Alsace producers

Domaine Weinbach is one of the top wine producers of Alsace, and is located in the village of Kaysersberg (Wikipedia article). Weinbach isn’t the only thing Kaysersberg is noted for, since the medical missionary and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Albert Schweitzerwas born … Continue reading

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