Alsace wine region boasts beautiful hilly vineyards stretching along the Rhine river in the north-east of France. 51 vineyards, each with their own designated Grand Cru appellation, are dispersed in two sub-regions, The Bas-Rhin and the Haut-Rhin. These areas are quite diverse and they are home to noble, aromatic grape varieties such as Riesling, Pinot Gris and Gewürztraminer, producing floral and peachy white wines.
Alsace wine region is located in the northeast part of France on the border with Germany and Switzerland to the west, Alsace has Champagne and Burgundy wine regions and to the south, Jura and Savoie. Located on the borders of Switzerland and Germany, the Alsace wine region benefits from an ideal location in the heart of Europe. This also had an influence on the heritage, gastronomy and even on the wines of Alsace. It is a great mix of German and French culture.