LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – Nicolas Schorderet, who has headed the OVV, the Vaud wines office, since March 2009, will be leaving at the end of August, the OVV announced Tuesday 29 May. A search for his successor is underway. Schorderet was hired to turn around the finances of the organization and re-position Vaudois wines on the […]
Archives for May 2012
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – This photo of Chateau Le Rosey, taken Saturday morning 26 May, shows the timelessness of many of Switzerland’s vineyard regions, despite the rapid population growth in the area. (Reposted from Ellen’s Wine World on Facebook).
Correction: my apologies, but a couple of the wineries listed below are not taking part in the open house days. At Henri Cruchon, where the winery was packed out Saturday morning, they explained that they are already so busy on Saturdays that they could only add to the crowd if they are sure of good […]
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – Canton Vaud follows Neuchatel, Geneva and Valais with its wineries open house this weekend, and wine-lovers will find that this year the event really comes into its own. Good transportation solutions are one of the major improvements, the price is a bargain, and the 300 wineries in a canton with enormous terroir […]
Bright news is that 2013 should be better BERN, SWITZERLAND – Glum news out of Bern for the Swiss tourism industry Tuesday 22 May won’t surprise anyone: the strong franc and weak euro are hurting the tourism industry this year. The latest forecast for the summer season is a drop of 1.7 percent overall, but […]