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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Wine tasting notes, Swiss rosé wines wine video, rosé Rosé wine, medium-dry to dry Grape variety, Pinot Noir, vinified as a white wine Winery: Giroud Vins, Sion, canton Valais Location: Sion, canton Valais Price at the winery: CHF14.90 View this wine reviewed in French by Laurent Probst and in German by Gabriel Tinguely Complete list […]
The wine: Electus 2013, Valais Mundi Provins, Switzerland A clear and pleasing rich dark red robe. Nose marked by the main grape (35%), Cornalin, with notes of black cherries and violets. Complex nose, with waves of varying notes, including Mediterranean herbs for me, perhaps reflecting at this stage the 6 grapes in the blend: Humagne […]
Tradition is a hot word in wine marketing right now, one that reassures consumers – and yet few of us who are on the buying end of the sales chain question what it means, I think. If you have been making wine the same way for 50 years, does that make your wine traditional? 100 years? Or what […]
Note: I asked Alexandre if I could translate and publish an English version of this because I felt the article makes a very important point, one not often heard. As a wine writer who is on the fringes of the wine industry – I don’t sell wine, I don’t promote wineries for money – I’m bothered by […]