ZURICH, SWITZERLAND – When youth and age mix well it’s a beautiful thing to behold. The Mémoire and Friends wine tasting event today allows wineries to show off their newest vintages to people in the Zurich area, but there are also some exceptional older wines on show. The Mémoire is a group of some of […]
Archives for August 2015
Great way to get fresh fruit & veg in Geneva
Espace-terroirs.ch has beautiful organic products, locally grown – they work with the Geneva growers’ cooperative – and they deliver. This is a young company that’s found a good way to deliver a nice service. You can keep up to date by subscribing to their newsletter.
Swiss news roundup: Fifa, seeds, car stamps, flying, foreigners
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Headline news this week in Switzerland Swiss to decide on Fifa extraditions in September The six Fifa (world football federation) officials arrested in June in Zurich at the request of a New York court will learn in September if Switzerland will indeed extradite them to face US charges. The Justice Ministry has […]
Old-new countries: Georgian wine in China
An old-young wine country gets a taste of a very old one’s wines BEIJING, CHINA – Sometimes you learn about wine in unexpected places and ways. I was in Beijing in mid-June and found myself invited to a Georgian wine tasting at a coffee bar, High Altitude. To be honest, I knew nothing about Georgian […]
Lake Geneva’s many rainy day faces
Lake Geneva under changing skies, a photo montage from a steamboat crossing.