Pinot Noir has been described as the “Heartbreak Grape” with good reason. Originating from the Burgundy region of France, this fragile grape has proved to be one of the most difficult grape varietals to make wine from. It is fragile, temperamental, and tests the skill of the winemaker to the limit. The winemaker will often fail to produce a good wine from Pinot Noir, hence leading to much “heartbreak”.
Princes and princesses. Fairytales.
These are the first thoughts that enter your mind when you set eyes on Alsace.
You almost expect Hansel and Gretel to come rushing round a corner to welcome you to their little house built with colourful cookies and biscuits.