The 2004 harvest of Alsace wines is up 26% on 2003 and shows an increase of 7.4% on the average volume recorded over the past five years.

Volumes of riesling and gewurztraminer totalled 281,000 hectolitres and 221,300 hectolitres respectively.

The production of late harvest wines and the selection of grains nobles were disrupted by heavy rainfall in October.