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Massenez: A centenary know-how

Spirit | Villé
... inherit this know-how: his son Eugène will become a recognized master distiller. From 1913 Eugène Massenez appears avant-gardist by distilling wild raspberry for the first time. This brandy meets phenomenal success, especially thanks to Queen of Sweden's loyalty as she fell in love with this alcohol during her visits in Alsace. The 3rd generation will give the distillery its jumpstart in the 50s. Both forerunner and visionary, Gabriel Eugène Massenez develops his brand for fine gastronomy, especially in the famous major brasseries of Paris: Flo, Bofinger, Au Pied de Cochon… ...
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Bestheim: The Alsatian daring since 1765!

Winegrowers’ Portraits | Bennwihr
... new lands. Over the years they settled on the hillsides of Bennwihr and Westhalten. Heim has then become Bestheim, combining the original name with the contraction of the names of the villages where the company vinifies and matures its different cuvees. Bestheim currently farms a patchwork of outstanding terroirs that stretches from the North to the South of Alsace. A terroir blessed by the gods The Bestheim vineyards are essentially located on beautiful hillsides facing south and southeast. Leaning on the Vosges, they thus benefit from a natural barrier that protects them against the bad weather coming from the West. This results in a dry and sunny milieu where the recorded rainfall is lower than that of a ...
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Domaine Yves Amberg

Winegrowers’ portraits | Epfig
... Winegrowers’ portraits   Epfig Domaine Yves Amberg The terroir in a bottle and encapsulated on the label or under the cap foil In the largest wine village in Alsace, Epfig, a township of the Bas-Rhin department where 570 ha of vineyard neighbour wheat and other cereal fields, Roger Amberg created the family domain. As soon as he arrived in 1989, his only son Yves doubled the surface area of the estate, increasing it from 7 to 13 ha. Recently he installed a cellar, put in two presses and beautiful thermo-regulated stainless steel vats. And he is ...
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Cave des Vignerons de Pfaffenheim

Winegrowers’ Portraits | Pfaffenheim
... Pfaffenheim Cave des Vignerons de Pfaffenheim Quality, tradition and innovation Located at some fifteen kilometres southwest of Colmar, the village of Pfaffenheim leans against the foothills of the Vosges and has one of the largest vineyards of Alsace. Created by a few local wine growers who decided to mobilize their resources in order to work more efficiently, the Cave des Vignerons de Pfaffenheim bottled for the first time in 1959. ...
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French cooking and porto wine

Spotlight | Paris
... of the hotel and catering schools and their students who came from all over France, presented 12 original pairings of Porto wines and regional specialities from Provence, North Pas-de-Calais, the Loire, the Centre region with a melting Pithiviers and a Porto Andres White Special Reserve, from Aquitaine with Wood Pigeon Salmi and Porto Rozès, from Alsace with Munster and Porto Imperial Sandeman Reserve Tawny, from Rhone-Alps, Auvergne, and Lorraine.             All managed to prove that regional produce could harmoniously match with Tawny, Ruby, LBV or even ...
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Double presence of the Alsace wines in Paris

Spotlight | Colmar
... Spotlight   Colmar       DOUBLE PRESENCE OF THE Alsace WINES IN PARIS TASTING OF THE 2011 VINTAGE AND ORGANIC LUNCH     Certainly the Interprofessional Committee for Alsace Wines (CIVA) showed its dynamism as from the early spring by inciting its winegrowers to communicate. Some of them came to the capital to present their wines during two events organized ...
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The marc d'Alsace takes a rakish air...

Spotlight | Dambach La Ville
...   Spotlight    Dambach La Ville     THE MARC D'Alsace TAKES A RAKISH AIR… The famous eau-de-vie enters the bar universe!     The kick-off of the 2011 season for the distillation of the Marc of Alsace Gewurztraminer was given on ...
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... Pleins feux  Alsace     Alsace winces with enchantors perfumes THEIR CHARACTER, SEASON AFTER SEASON, REVEALED IN PARIS! More than ever, the Alsace Wine Trade Council (CIVA) draws its energy from nature’s bounty to let others share in ...
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22e concours national des crémants

a la rencontre des nouveaux territoires des bulles ! | Crément
... NATIONAL DES CRÉMANTS MEETING THE NEW SPARKLING WINE-PRODUCING REGIONS! "Dare the Crémant difference!”  This slogan was more than ever on the agenda at the 22nd event of the National Competition for Crémant wines from France and Luxembourg.  This event was held as part of a delightful trip to the heart of the Alsace region from 31st May to 2nd June 2012.  The land of the stork is one of 7 regions that produces Crémant wine in France and undoubtedly the most dynamic in its communication strategy to develop the sector for this sparkling wine whose sales are thriving.  Consumers appreciate its good value for money, enjoy its typical features that stem from the various terroirs and ...
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La foire aux vins des magasins U

Automn 2012 selection, pleasure first ! | Paris
... by Olivier Bernard since 1993; Minervois Château Laville Berthou-Le Moulin 2010 signed Gérard Bertrand; Cuvée Diane de Nage 2010 from Château de Nages in the Costières-de-Nîmes made by Michel and Bertrand Gassier; Domaine de la Machotte Gigondas 2011, Gold medal in Mâcon, presented by Henri-Claude Amadieu or even, for the Alsace, Gewürztraminer Grand Cru 2009 from Dopff au Moulin. As from mid-September, the wine list was available for the clients on the website www.magasins-u.com. More than 800 references, chosen for their good price/pleasure ratio, of which 80% are less than €20 a bottle, with a preeminent place for magnums—more than 20 references were highlighted—were available for sale from September 25th to October 6th, 2012 in the supermarkets "U" in France. An ideal diversity to build up a wonderful cellar! Sarah Canonge www.magasins-u.com ...
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