Posts Tagged ‘Alsace’

A French Woman in the Bay Area

Tweet by Sarah Hernan I know this title sounds quite common around here—you must be thinking yet another French person! And I couldn’t blame you as I have never been in a foreign country with such a huge French community. Every time I walk around San Francisco or Berkeley, I almost feel like home—hearing my […]

A Crusade for Alsace Part III: Meyer-Fonné

Tweet History runs deep at Domaine Meyer-Fonné. The ancestors of vigneron Félix Meyer emigrated to Katzenthal from Switzerland in 1732. The family’s winemaking tradition began in the late 19th century, when Félix’s great grandfather purchased their property and the house where the domaine still sits and started growing vines.  Katzenthal is known for its steep […]

A Crusade for Alsace Part I

Tweet If you are a regular reader of the Kermit Lynch newsletter, you might be aware of Dixon Brooke’s reverence for the wines of Alsace. He regularly extols the many virtues of our three Alsatian domaines and recently wrote: “Forgive me if I seem to be playing a familiar tune, but I am determined to […]

A Testament to Quality

Tweet I vividly remember the first staff tasting of Alsatian producer Meyer-Fonné in January of 2007. We recently received a shipment of a dozen or so of their Rieslings, Pinot Blancs, Gewurztraminers, and Pinot Gris bottlings and Kermit was excited to show them off to the staff. He had tasted samples in France with Daniel […]