What to uncork, 10 January – January is a month when I’m not ready for heavy reds again -I want hearty vegetables, a bit less meat, plenty of exercise.
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A winery that remains apart, focused clearly on producing elegant great wines while paying little attention to trends. Many of these age very well, including this one. Antica is the name of one of their growing areas, mainly cultivated with biodynamic methods since 2000. The Antica Cornalin is an inter-parcel blend, made from grapes taken […]
This is simply the most beautiful Cornalin I have ever had and ever expect to taste, a wine for the others to aim to replicate. There was no label on the bottle. We had only a small amount in our glasses, with none left for refills at the end. It seems a little unfair to […]
A remarkable tasting session Monday 12 November, of older wines from Valais, made by a group of small independent vignerons-encaveurs, members of the Charte de qualité St Théodule. The oldest wine was 1964, just two years before a handful of pioneers, intent on making quality wine, created the charter. They were firm in the belief […]
A glass wine jar for a drum, women on stilts to welcome us, and a man with a long unwieldy Alpine horn that he suddenly picks up and starts to hurl jazzy notes into a bright blue Alpine sky – what a way to start a celebration! Above us a glass dome by contemporary Swiss […]