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June 24, 2008

A Visit with Olivier Zind-Humbrecht

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Annabelle Evaristo, Dirk Chan

Ed & Annabelle left Edmonton this past Wednesday travelling by United Airlines to O’Hare in Chicago, and from there onward to Frankfurt. A drive from Heidelburg to Baden-Baden and then onto the city Colmar (the last town in France to be freed after the 2nd World War) in the heart of Alsace, France. Famous for its well preserved Old Town, it is here where they met up with our friend and travelling companion Wayne Ingram, also from Edmonton. Finally onto in Gueberschwihr  and the Hotel Relais du Vignoble. A Friday appointment with the bigger than life Olivier Zind-Humbrecht, the first Master of Wine in France highlight the first vineyard visit of Ed and Annabelle’s European vacation. Zind-Humbrecht is a relatively young estate (formed in 1959), but it is certainly one of the most treasured estates in all of France. (more…)

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