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Domaine Zind-Humbrecht, Alsace

Domaine Zind-Humbrecht, Alsace

Domaine Zind Humbrecht was founded in 1959 as a result of association between Geneviève Zind and Léonard Humbrecht. These two domaines, that were completely independent until that day, unite in 1960 to create a single domaine of about 5 hectares. Today domaine Zind-Humbrecht occupies 41,1 hectares, situated in 6 different villages: Turckheim (19,8 ha), Wintzenheim […]


Why are there roses at the head of the rows of vines?

Why are there roses at the head of the rows of vines?

Several persons wonder why are there roses plants at the head of a row of vines, are they useful or is it just for the eyes pleasure. Yes, apart from the fact that they bring a touch of color, the rose plays an important part in the vineyard’s life. In certain wine regions one can see […]


Domain Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier

Domain Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier

Frédéric Mugnier funded the domain in 1863, and it’s in 1985 that Frédéric Mugnier, the great grand son, takes over the family’s domain, giving it the final push in 2004, with the return of the Clos de la Maréchal exploitation, within the Nuits de Saint George. The wines issued from the Mugnier domain are pure […]


Late Harvest

Late Harvest

Since 1984 the mention, Late Harvest, can be used on the wine labels issued from the Alsace vineyards. This traditional expression means exceptional wines made from grapes that have been harvested as late as possible in the season in order to be over-ripe. The development of Botrytis cinerea or colloquially known as “noble rot”, promotes […]