Few wine regions can claim pure expression: Alsace is an exception.

Why? Alsace has a truly exceptional setting for making wine. Protected by the Vosges Mountains, this picturesque region is singularly blessed with enviable conditions: ancient soils, noble grapes and an extraordinary climate – one of the driest in France. Thirteen distinct terroirs make Alsace a mosaic unlike anywhere else. Here, minerality and freshness aren’t just concepts, they are the story of the wines.

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  • Pure Pairing

    With such a diversity of flavor profiles, wines from Alsace complement a vast array of cuisines and occasions.  More >

  • Pure Taste

    What makes the wines of Alsace so distinct? Each glass is full of fresh aromatics with vibrant and pure fruit expression.  More >

  • Pure Place

    Picturesque timber villages nestled into rolling hillside vineyards make Alsace one of France’s most stunning regions.  More >

  • Pure Terroir

    Alsace is a complete mosaic of terroirs, each yielding their own expression of noble grapes such as Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Pinot Gris and Gewurztraminer.  More >

Alsace Blog

Alsace 101: Schoenenbourg Grand Cru 

September 26, 2016

The steep Schoenenbourg Grand Cru (up to 1,245-foot elevation) enjoys a privileged spot between the towns of Colmar and Ribeauvillé. Positioned north of the commune of Riquewihr and just south of Zellenberg, it is one of the largest of Alsace’s 51 Grand Cru sites at 131 acres, and lies in a...