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Alsace Wine Region: A Guide for Enthusiasts | Wine Folly
Alsace is broken up by AOC law (aka Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée). These laws dictate everything from grape variety allowed to vineyard density (ie how far apart vines are from one another). So to understand Alsace, it helps to understand the 3 major AOCs Alsace AOC (92% white still wines) Crémant d’Alsace AOC (Sparkling white and rosé wines) Alsace Grand Cru AOC (Limited special vineyard wines)
[Infographic] a Cheat Sheet for Understanding the Regions of Bordeaux
There is no shortage of wine maps out there. It's actually become a bit of a cottage industry. Dense mozaics of alternately colored squiggly subregions annotated as St. This or Côte-de-that. They look fantastic in a frame next to your wi...