Where in the wine world are we: Christmas edition!

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Time for a holiday edition of where in the wine world are we?! Although no vines are in this shot, it is in the heart of a wine region. And one where they know how to celebrate Christmas in style, as you can see.

Win our admiration and respect with a correct guess in the comments below!

UPDATE 12/26 with location revealed!: Wow, such amazing precision. Many close guess and a couple right on. Sorry, not talking about Solvang this time.

In fact, it is in Alsace! This is in the town of Colmar, which has been celebrating Christmas in style for more than 500 years. They illuminate the old town at night, have an outdoor ice rink in the Place Rapp, five markets on other squares and many other festive events running throughout advent until the new year. One reader wrote that “it looks like a fairytale come to life.”

Sounds like god stuff! And with many wine producers in the region, it would be fun indeed. See more details and photos on the official tourist bureau site.

Congrats to Carlos, Greg, and JdW who all got the region right. And major congratulations to Stephen and Rory who nailed Colmar exactly!

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21 Responses to “Where in the wine world are we: Christmas edition!”


  1. Vienna perhaps?


  2. Alsace?


  3. Grinzing?


  4. Rothenburg ob der Tauber


  5. Alsace, either Colmar or Strasbourg


  6. Trier/Mosel River


  7. solvang?


  8. Either Epcot Center Germany edition or Bernkastel.


  9. Europe because I don’t know any cities that look that cool in North America


  10. I have to go with Eguisheim.


  11. Rüdesheim?


  12. Austria?


  13. My first thought was the same as Brett’s answer: Solvang, CA.


  14. Looks like Mozart’s house. Salzburg?


  15. Stratford upon Avon


  16. Solvang?


  17. I am with stephen and say it’s colmar…

    “Fritz! Did you leave the light on again!”


  18. Definitely looks like Alsace. Perhaps this is right in Strasbourg? One of my favorite cities in France.


  19. I’ll ditto Strasbourg


  20. Mom?


  21. Too late! We drove through the area two days ago but only got back online today!


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