l’Hebdo and GenevaLunch present Switzerland’s top wines with tasting notes, adapted in English from articles that appeared in the 13 November print version of l’Hebdo, Switzerland’s leading news magazine in French. The magazine ran a major story on the winners of the Grand Prix du Vin Suisse, which is Switzerland’s main wine competition, open to […]
Archives for November 2008
Updated 27 November 21:55 If you haven’t yet opened a bottle of wine for your Thanksgiving dinner (and plenty of Americans in Switzerland celebrateon Saturday instead of today, in order to have time to cook a large meal), let the New York Times help you out. The newspaper did a survey of who is writing […]
From the editor: the second part of the article on Switzerland’s 66 top wines, adapted from l’Hebdo, will be delayed to Thursday afternoon due to technical problems. If you haven’t yet checked out our most recent features and interviews (always below the international news on the home page), this is a great time to do […]
The Domaine de Chateauvieux in Satigny, Geneva is a name well-known to lovers of fine dining in the Lake Geneva region. in October its sommelier, Xavier Debloch, won GaultMillau’s title of Swiss Sommelier of the Year 2009, which he shares with a sommelier in Ascona. Patricia Briel, one of Switzerland’s best wine journalists, has written […]
Switzerland (24 Heures, Fre) – The next step in Switzerland’s gradual move into the Schengen region comes 1 December, when passport controls at road borders will end, although customs officials point out that checks for merchandise will continue.