The Dopff family has operated this winery for 13 generations. Today, three generations work side-by-side. Aside from award-winning wines, Dopff’s claim to fame was pioneering now-common Crémant d’Alsace. In the early 1900’s, Julien Dopff attended a seminar on Champagne-making and decided to give it a try with Alsatian wine. After training for two years in […]
These sugary treats have been a Riquewihr tradition since coconut was introduced here in the early 1700’s. Just try walking through the town and resisting; it’s impossible! The alluring scent wafts into every corner and before you know it, you’ll be picking a flavorful assortment.
Riquewihr is a storybook-like medieval town situated between the Vosges mountains and the Alsatian plains. Ramparts enclose the small town center, which consists of narrow lanes, serene courtyards and bright, half-timbered houses. Riquewihr is part of Les Plus Beaux Villages de France (the most beautiful villages of France) association. It’s easy to see why. Riquewihr […]