Canton Vaud, as the second largest wine-producing region, takes up the relay from Valais
Archives for January 2014
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – If the Swiss Abroad could all vote easily, they would outnumber voters in canton Valais, Bern said Thursday, presenting the latest figures on what’s known as the “Fifth Switzerland” (the other four: language regions for French, German, Italian and Romansh). The number of eligible voters living abroad was 155,523 persons last year: […]
BERN, SWITZERLAND – The electric supply for Swiss trains has been given a CHF37 million boost: as of the start of 2014 two new systems that guarantee a steady and reliable electric system for the country’s trains are fully operational, the SBB/CFF rail company said 21 January. The first, EMS, is an energy system that […]
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – Renita, a Red Holstein cow whose full name is Plattery Savard Renita, took the top prize at Swiss Expo over the weekend. The show, which pulled in 23,000 visitors, is Europe’s largest dairy show. Some 400 farmers brought their finest milk cows, over 1,000 of them, but Renita was the belle of […]
A farmer’s market for wine producers once a month from March to October, new in 2014, as part of the larger market at Place St Francois in Lausanne. Watch our EventsGenevaLunch.com resources listings for further developments as this new market gets underway.