“Rare” is an understatement for the beautiful Amigne wines that are the specialty of the Valais village of Vétroz: it is home to 35 of the world’s 40 hectares of the grape! This year the […]
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Wine tasting notes, Swiss white wines wine video, white White wine, medium-dry Grape variety: Amigne, 2010 Winery: Maurice Gay SA Location: Chamoson, canton Valais Price at the winery: CHF18 View this wine reviewed in French by Laurent Probst and in German by Gabriel Tinguely Complete list of GenevaLunch Swiss wine videos, produced by RomanDuVin Click […]
This was a walkabout tasting of fine wines that let me compare different Swiss wineries’ Pinot Noirs. It was also an opportunity to make other types of comparisons among wines that have been given at least 90 points by Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate.
This could be a watershed year for Swiss wine, the year when wine tourism comes of age. Lausanne in March became one of the world’s 10 Great Wine Capitals, a network of wine centres that is behind the five-year-old International Best of Wine Tourism awards. Switzerland’s first awards, whose winners compete in the international awards, […]
Looking beyond formulas for great wines The Guardian’s article about natural, organic and biodynamic wines with its slew of missionary purists reminded me of a series of photos I took in March at the Jean-René Germanier winery in Vetroz. The best Swiss wineries are trying ancient, older and new methods and combinations of all of […]