Category Archives: Pinot Gris

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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Alsace wines from Albert Mann – mostly Gewürztraminer

Albert Mann is a wine producer from Alsace that is located in the village of Wettolsheim: producer profile at Per Warfvinge’s Alsace website, village profile by Per Warfvinge, general Wikipedia article about the village. Albert Mann is considered as one of the better … Continue reading

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Alsace wines from Michel Fonné

Michel Fonné is an Alsace producer located in Bennwihr (village profile at Per Warfvinge’s Alsace website including some words on Michel Fonné, general Wikipedia article) and has 12 hectares/30 acres of vineyards. After oenologist training and some work in other wine regions, … Continue reading

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Pierre Sparr – an Alsace producer with a fruity style and a practical sweetness scale on the label

Pierre Sparr is an Alsace producer located in Sigolsheim, and one whose wines I tasted together with the other producers at the Alsace tasting a couple of weeks ago. In the case of Sparr, most grapes used for their wines are bought … Continue reading

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Léon Beyer – a reliably dry Alsace traditionalist

Léon Beyer is an Alsace producer that is usually mentioned together with Hugel and Trimbach as the traditional trio of high-end néogciants/wine houses of Alsace that have some things in common: they stick to a completely dry and rather firm wine … Continue reading

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