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Wine Tourism: The Latest Trend in Alsace!

Alsace ranked third among the destinations favoured by wine tourists in 2016 with 16.9% of visitors, coming in behind the vineyards of Bordeaux (18%) and Champagne (17.2%). This success comes as no surprise, thanks to the attractiveness of Alsace and the excellence of its wines!

In 2016, more than 10 million wine tourists visited France’s vineyards, up 33% from 2009. The Grand Est Region is the most popular region for vineyards. With 34.1% of wine tourists heading to Alsace and Champagne, the region is the most popular French wine tourism destination.

The best wine tourism experiences in Alsace

  • Explore all 170 km of the Alsace Wine Route,
  • Enjoy the unique ambiance of the wine festivals,
  • Walk or cycle through the prettiest villages in France,
  • Discover the wines of Alsace through wine tasting sessions,
  • Meet winemakers and enjoy a picnic in the vineyards,
  • Visit a winery in the magical ambiance of Christmas in Alsace

Thanks to all of its natural advantages, Alsace has 2 different “Vignobles & Découvertes” accredited areas: “Terre & Vins au Pays de Colmar” and “Cœur d’Alsace”. The two destinations offer visitors the opportunity to discover their heritage, winemaking and gastronomy treasures, all wrapped up into one wonderful wine tourism experience!

 

Cycle through the prettiest villages in Alsace