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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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Distillerie Lehmann: Divines eaux-de-vie et Elsass Whisky

Winegrowers’ Portraits | Obernai
... the Bon Goût [Good Taste] or Cœur de Chauffe, the heart of the cuvee, in which the very essence of the fruit is at its peak, the heads and tails not being kept.         “In my father’s time, the range was limited to the traditional eaux de vie: Williams Pear, Alsace Raspberry, Wild Raspberry, Damson, Mirabelle Plum… and was composed of some twenty references. Now we have more than 120: traditional eaux de vie, rare varieties and wild berries like sloe, European mountain-ash, the Brewer’s eau de vie (distilled beer), liqueurs, vodka and whisky. We have also developed a kosher eau de vie since 4 years.” Another ...
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Distillerie Lehmann: Distillerie Lehmann: Divines eaux-de-vie and Elsass Whisky eaux-de-vie et Elsass Whisky

Winegrowers’ Portraits | Obernai
... Chauffe, the heart of the cuvee, in which the very essence of the fruit is at its peak, the heads and tails not being kept.        Yves Lehmann and Simone Nagel   “In my father’s time, the range was limited to the traditional eaux de vie: Williams Pear, Alsace Raspberry, Wild Raspberry, Damson, Mirabelle Plum… and was composed of some twenty references. Now we have more than 120: traditional eaux de vie, rare varieties and wild berries like sloe, European mountain-ash, the Brewer’s eau de vie (distilled beer), liqueurs, vodka and whisky. We have also developed a kosher eau de vie since 4 years.” ...
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12e édition du Salon Spirit à Paris

The producers meet the barmen and sommeliers | Paris
... de la Croix Nivert in the 15th district, the spirit industry exhibited a rich and diverse range of quality products. In this top selection could be noted the renaissance of the Cognac, the great revival of the fruit brandies, the arrival of sakes imported by the delicatessen Workshop Issé-Issé & Cie or the new employment of the AOC Marc d’Alsace Gewurztraminer now used in mixology. On the stand of the Association of the Wine Growers from Alsace, indeed, the President Willy Hagmeyer promoted three cocktail recipes based on this AOC that produces 120,000 bottles yearly. ...
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Crémants d’Alsace and perfect match

Spotlight | Paris
... Spotlight   Paris CRÉMANTS D’Alsace AND PERFECT MATCH   BUBBLES AND FLAVOURS PAIRED BY AKRAME "Crémant for a meal, another dimension!” could be the slogan for the producers of this traditional Alsatian sparkling wine. 530 Alsace wine makers have as much recipes to craft the Crémant d’Lire l'article


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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