The hillside vineyards are sheltered by the Vosges Mountains, but still benefit from plentiful sunshine. This 170km road provides access to 38 smaller wine trails through the vineyards. Along these routes you can taste local vintages, and visit cities with great views such as Riquewihr, Ribeauville, Colmar and the Haut-Koenigsbourg Orschwiller.
The area is popular for its red Bordeaux, but it also produces dry or sweet whites and rosés. With the Atlantic Ocean nearby, the 120,000 hectares of Bordeaux vineyards enjoy a temperate climate. The five main roads are:
Another wine road worth taking is the Royal Wine, or as we call it, the Champagne. Most of the Champagne vineyards are around Reims and Epernay, towns where guests can visit vast cellars. The vineyards are less visible when you take a southerly direction. They are found after Troyes, from Bar-sur-Seine and Bar-sur-Aube.
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