Top 10 guide to the Alsace wine route

Alsace marks the end of the grape harvest with a host of festivals in October, making it the perfect time to visit the vineyards and villages along France’s famous wine route

Alsace, France

Alsace is famous for its wine route through picturesque villages and countryside. All photographs by johnbrunton.com

Wine tourism is a tradition that has long existed in Alsace, and many villages along the region’s famous wine route celebrate the end of the grape harvest with wine festivals throughout October – there are very good ones in Eguisheim and Turckheim this weekend.

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