MORGES, SWITZERLAND – Arvinis, a major wine fair held in Morges every April since 1996, is moving to Montreux as of spring 2017. The event, scheduled for 26 April to 1 May, will be held at the 2m2c centre, a five-minute walk from the Montreux train station. The fair pulls in more than 20,000 people […]
Archives for May 2016
For months I’ve been planning to bring my knowledge of the wines at La Cave de Genève up to date. I have tasted the improvements in the canton’s wines, and given that this winery is the largest one, producing about one-third of the wines, I wanted to understand what is going on. Yesterday I finally […]
Here’s the official information from Geneva on the canton’s Wineries Open Day Saturday 28 May. Note that I’ll be posting a longer article on the Cave de Genève in a few minutes, the largest winery in the canton. You’ll find details about Geneva’s wineries in several places: the official cantonal agriculture office wine page and […]
New vs Old World Merlots; love at first sip The top wine at the Mondial du Merlot, which handed out awards 18 May in Zurich, is from Uruguay’s Bouza Bodega Boutique – a winner that provided the start of some interesting discoveries made during the event (it also made me want to catch the next […]
A beautiful start to the day for vineyards in Miège, after last night’s snow a little higher up the mountainside, and plenty of rain for the vines. Click on image to view large; scroll to see both (we’re trying to sort out a technical problem with the way they display).