Grands Crus Vineyard Sites in Alsace Double and Some Vintners Complain of Low Standards
Issue: January 31, 1994
January 31, 1994 Leonard Humbrecht believes that too many vineyards have been awarded new grand cru designations in Alsace. With the '93 vintage, the number of grands crus vineyards in France's Alsace region doubled to 50 and some of the region's vintners are voicing criticism over the sheer number and extent of the newly approved prestige vineyard sites.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 31, 1994.