Q. What is the mountain range in Alsace, France that protects this winegrowing region from rain and clouds?
A. The Vosges Mountains in Alsace, France make it one of the sunniest areas in all of France. Combined with the region’s northern latitude which results in a long growing season and allows grapes to reach full maturity, Alsace has perfect weather for winegrowing.
The other answers are wrong because…
The Alps are partly in France, but they’re south of Alsace and the Vosges; and hopefully you didn’t answer either the Andes or the Appalachian Mountains, otherwise we’d say you’d had a bit too much Riesling.
Mountains play an important part in many wine regions. Case in point, try the Cellar Starter pack, featuring a red wine from the foothills of the Andes.
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