Daniel Dufour, president of the Swiss Oenologists Association and head wine man at Badoux Wines in Aigle, with responsibility for the chateau’s winemaking, will lead an introduction to wine-tasting session, with chance to taste the newly bottled vintage from Chillon.
Archives for September 2013
Swiss Semaine du goût: 8 more good taste days Reminder – long weekend in Switzerland Start your day with a good, healthy breakfast! In this case, my breakfast Thursday at the Bellevue Palace in Bern, which I think offers one of the best hotel morning buffets in Switzerland. GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – This is the year […]
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – The Lausanne Tourism Office has announced the winners of its 2013 photo contest, open to amateurs. The theme of the annual contest was “unusual sights and places in Lausanne”. The wonderful collection of photos can be viewed on the web. Close to 200 amateur photographers took part. Four of the eight winners […]
NYON, SWITZERLAND – Pick your own apples, have them pressed and the juice bottled, or buy pasteurized apple juice, pear syrup and other yummy specialties. In Signy, a few minutes from Nyon, the Pradervand family sells fresh, local produce. Details on their web site: Cidrerie artisanale – Fruits de saison – Vente en self-service
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND – The Swiss train station clock for which Apple reportedly paid CHF20 million (never confirmed by either company) is gone from its new iOS 7 for mobile devices, which the company says it will release 18 September. Apple paid the CFF rail company for a license after it used the 1944 design without […]