One of the best articles I’ve read on wine, consumer attitudes and the American market. None of which would make it worth reading to most of us outside the USA except that so much of it applies to the rest of us.
the blog: Wineries
It’s high season for pruning vines in Switzerland, the job grape growers say determines whether or not they will have the best possible grapes. I spent a chilly afternoon learning to prune vines.
the blog: Food & dining
Names for fish and meat cuts in Europe – here’s a bit of help for fish and meat lovers who, like me, suffer this odd form of illiteracy, inconvenient when you talk about food and wine pairings
the blog: Travels
Vineyards the length of the upper Rhone in Valais were treated to a gentle snowfall Monday.
the blog: Garden & nature
Quickly stir-fried, sage leaves make a fun snack with a glass of well-chilled Valais Fendant, or you might try a Muscat, Païen or powerful Petite Arvine for stronger aromas.
the blog: Uncork now
This week, two more Swiss red blends, at affordable prices, like last week. But this time the two are very different, one from Vétroz in Valais and the other from the Côte d’Orbes in Vaud. As a bonus, a wine for special moments and a reminder that some wines need more time. Rebbio 2017 from […]