Once a year the Mémoire des Vins Suisses group invites the public to a tasting session where wineries present three vintages of their wine. It’s a don’t-miss event.
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Swiss Syrah learning curve Geneva was home to a terrific master class in June of Syrah wines from granite areas, a project offered by jointly by the AOC St Joseph in France and Fully vignérons in Valais, Switzerland. It included north of northern Rhone Syrahs from Valais and northern Rhone wines from France, whose vineyards […]
This could be a watershed year for Swiss wine, the year when wine tourism comes of age. Lausanne in March became one of the world’s 10 Great Wine Capitals, a network of wine centres that is behind the five-year-old International Best of Wine Tourism awards. Switzerland’s first awards, whose winners compete in the international awards, […]
Morges will be the place to be this weekend, with a number of wine-related events and activities. Check the calendar on this site for details. The Cidis Cave grand opening of its new vinification facilities is just 3km from the centre of Morges, in Tolochenaz. This is the regional cooperative and if you know anything […]
I’m about to start a series of reports here on older vintage Swiss wines. I’ve hesitated because of a niggling question: why should the public care about them? What’s the big deal, as far as drinkers are concerned? First, some key dates if you want to taste vintage wines: Two excellent ways to enjoy and […]