Archive for: Alsace

Alsace’s Dual Crowns: Eguisheim and Riquewihr

                View up Riquewihr’s central street, Rue de General de Gaulle (Photo P. Hunt 2016) By Patrick Hunt –  Those who love the best...

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Medieval Guild Signs and Emblem Traditions: Zunftzeichen

Medieval Guild Signs and Emblem Traditions: Zunftzeichen

Guild Sign (Zunftzeich) for Mittenwald Tailors – Schneiderei (Photo Wofgang Morscher, 2007) By Patrick Hunt – Hanging over narrow cobblestone streets,...

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Charlemagne, Rhine and Alsatian Wines: Riesling and Gewurztraminer

Charlemagne, Rhine and Alsatian Wines: Riesling and Gewurztraminer

  Reliquary Bust, Charlemagne, Aachen (Photo: public domain) By Patrick Hunt – Tradition and some evidence have it that Charlemagne (768-814) revitalized...

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