Title: Arvinis 2009, international wine fair Location: Morges, Vaud Link out: Click here Description: One of Switzerland’s largest wine events, 6 days and 20,000 people, wines from around the world, showcase for Swiss wines, sensibly next to the train station (don’t drive!), GenevaLunch feature story Start Date: 22 Apr 2009 End Date: 27 Apr 2009
Archives for March 2009
Things are heating up in Bordeaux, France, with the tasting sessions for the primeurs, or new wines, starting today (30 March). Wednesday I’ll be joining 1,000 other journalists and wine writers who descend on the area, for three days of tastings and talking to producers. Meanwhile, Bordeaux winemakers are taking advantage of the wine world’s […]
Zurich, Switzerland (20 Minutes/ats , Fre) – A passenger fined CHF80 for sitting in a first-class car with only a second-class ticket complained to the Swiss federal transport ministry that the fine was too high.
Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Cointrin Airport won’t look the same to you Sunday if you’re fliying to or from Britain or Ireland or any other non-Schengen country. Swiss airports have been working with the European Union for some months to bring security systems into line, the last step in Switzerland dropping routine border controls to […]
Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Geneva’s winemakers, playing host this week to some of Switzerland’s top wine producers, Thursday evening presented a series of wines that show off the good aging potential of the canton’s wines. The annual meeting of the Memoire des Vins Suisse (MDVS), being held in Geneva Friday 27 March, was accompanied the […]