I recently did two radio shows with WRS in Geneva. The first is about Esprit de Genève wines, red blends with strict quality charters, perfect as the seasons change. The second was an April Fool’s Day spoof, but listen long enough and you’ll learn some honest to goodness truths about Gamay wines from the Geneva […]
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The display of Morges wines at the Arvinis wine fair, which opened Wednesday evening, does a good job of showing off the guest of honour wines. It made me decide to taste mainly red wines, a departure from what I usually do at Arvinis. The basics for an Arvinis visit My suggestions, based on last […]
I’m heading off in a little bit for the opening of Arvinis, where I’ll be tasting as many wines as I can this evening. You can find my notes on them here tomorrow – just in time for your own visit to the wine fair in Morges. Coupons give you CHF15 off the entry fee […]
What goes into a bottle of wine? According to Science 2.0, “Lots of things go into wine, such as soil, that is why some regions became famous for wine, but some winemakers add sucrose and other chemicals during manufacturing.” Were they trying a wine called “True Grit”? The article is about a group of researchers in […]
Please note that I’ve just updated the list of sales outlets (scroll down the page) for Vineglorious! Switzerland’s Wondrous World of Wines. I’ve also updated the reviews of the book, organizing them by language.