U of W - World of Wine Week VIII

U of W - World of Wine Week VIII - WORLD OF WINE Week Eight...

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Unformatted text preview: WORLD OF WINE Week Eight Topics for Week 8 – Part I - Alsace • Alsace – Historical Perspective • Alsace Wine Region • Climate • Panoramic View of Alsace • The White Wine Grapes of Alsace • AOC’s and Wine Labeling • The Three Styles of White Wine Production • Pairing Alsatian Wines with Food • Wine Tasting – 3 Wines Alsace – Complex Historical Perspective • 1648 – Treaty of Westphalia – Most of Alsace went to France with some towns independent. Treaty was confusing but allowed Alsace some autonomy. • 1870-71 – Franco-Prussian War – Unification of Germany – Otto Bismarck annexed Alsace and Lorraine – sole authority of the Kaiser. Frequently referred to as imperial province of Alsace-Lorraine. • 1918 – End of World War I, Alsace returned to France – All Germans were expelled. • 1940- Alsace annexed by Germany and incorporated into Third Reich....
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2011 for the course ACCT 305 taught by Professor Allen during the Spring '11 term at Wilmington DE.

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