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Statue of the monk Dom Perignon at Moet&Chandon

Who was Dom Perignon?

Dom Perignon, a Benedictine monk and renowned oenologist with genius for winemaking, is considered the inventor of the Champagne method; legend or fact?

Chateau de Haut-Kœnigsbourg overlooking the Plain of Alsace

Chateau de Haut-Kœnigsbourg, Alsace’s gem

The Chateau de Haut-Kœnigsbourg, an impressive medieval fortress restored by Emperor Wilhelm II and one of Alsace’s architectural gems

The stork that delivers babies - Storks nest on a platform

The stork that delivers babies, an Alsatian legend

The stork that delivers babies is an Alsatian legend that evolved from ancient myths found in several variations throughout most European mythologies

La Petite Venise district in Colmar

La Petite Venise, Colmar’s historic district

La Petite Venise, the medieval district of Colmar, developed beyond the city’s fortifications, on a vast marsh crossed by the river Lauch and its aflluents

Timber framed houses and flowers in Eguisheim

Eguisheim, a world famous Alsace village

Eguisheim, a medieval city in the heart of the Alsace vineyard, one of the most beautiful villages in France and the French’s favourite village in 2013

Joan of Arc's birthplace in Domremy-la-Pucelle

Domremy-la-Pucelle, Joan of Arc’s birthplace

Domremy-la-Pucelle, a village in Lorraine that became famous for being the birthplace of Joan of Arc, one of the most emblematic characters of the history of France

Maison des Tanneurs - La Petite France - Strasbourg

La Petite France – Strasbourg’s historic district

La Petite France, Strasbourg’s medieval tanners district, a prestigious tourist landmark renowned for its Alsatian architecture and a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site

Fountain on Place Stanislas

Place Stanislas in Nancy, the Golden Gates City

Place Stanislas, a prestigious square built by the Duke of Lorraine, boasts a wealth of Classical and Baroque architectural features that earned Nancy the name of Golden Gates City

Reims Cathedral

Reims, the City of the Kings and Saint-Rémi

Reims, the city where Saint-Rémi baptized King Clovis in the late 5th century AD, and where the French Kings were crowned for 10 centuries

Picturesque lane in Alsace

Alsace former administrative region

Alsace is part of the Grand Est in Eastern France, one of the 13 new regions created by the territorial reform that took effect in 2016

Moet-Chandon vineyard - Champagne-Ardenne region

Champagne-Ardenne former administrative region

Champagne-Ardenne is today part of the Grand Est, one of the 13 new regions created with the territorial reform that took effect on January 1, 2016

Lorraine - Place Stanislas in Nancy

Lorraine former administrative region

Lorraine is part of the region Alsace-Lorraine-Champagne-Ardenne or ALCA which was renamed Grand Est during the territorial reform that took effect in 2016

Statue of the monk Dom Perignon at Moet&Chandon

October 8 2020

Who was Dom Perignon?

Dom Perignon, a Benedictine monk and renowned oenologist with genius for winemaking, is considered the inventor of the Champagne method; legend or fact?
Chateau de Haut-Kœnigsbourg overlooking the Plain of Alsace

June 23 2019

Chateau de Haut-Kœnigsbourg, Alsace’s gem

The Chateau de Haut-Kœnigsbourg, an impressive medieval fortress restored by Emperor Wilhelm II and one of Alsace’s architectural gems
The stork that delivers babies - Storks nest on a platform

June 16 2019

The stork that delivers babies, an Alsatian legend

The stork that delivers babies is an Alsatian legend that evolved from ancient myths found in several variations throughout most European mythologies
La Petite Venise district in Colmar

June 13 2019

La Petite Venise, Colmar’s historic district

La Petite Venise, the medieval district of Colmar, developed beyond the city’s fortifications, on a vast marsh crossed by the river Lauch and its aflluents
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