Tags » Alsace-Lorraine

Varietal of the Month: Riesling, Week 2

Mosel, and indeed much of Germany, may be the origin and spiritual home of Riesling, but there’s another region nearby that could certainly share the latter title.  1,241 more words

Wine

Camus & Malraux: résistants

Camus & Malraux : résistants

Grüß Gott !

Albert et André, de par leurs activités de résistance, sont très occupés. Et préoccupés.

Youtube.com / Lgl / Camus / Malraux / Correspondance / Busnel / Doudet / Video / Internet: … 1,494 more words

Kids from a Kassel

Today’s birthday boy did not even have to wait for his baptism to be called a Christian.  That’s because his name was Christian Kassel.  He was born on September 29, 1861.  762 more words

SIX BROTHERS – a true story

“Hercules,” André Brink writes in his book Midi, “was the first famous traveler in Provence.”  We read this with irony – is it myth or legend?  440 more words

France

Ribeauville

Fifty kilometres south of Strasbourg set in the foothills of the Vosges mountains, Ribeauville, is a magical French town in the region of Alsace-Lorraine. On the drive into Ribeauville, one would be forgiven for feeling a tinge of disappointment as a casino comes up on the left and a children’s amusement space with bright lights leaves one to wonder if… 697 more words

Castles

Blast from the Past

I’m currently on the brink of another visit to Aix-en-Provence and I’m reminded of one of the major reasons I enjoy visiting France so much—particularly out of season. 785 more words