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 weather has been clement, holidays are over, and out in the vineyards, the steady snip-snip of electric pruning clippers fills the air, now emptied of migratory birds gone south. I will go home to a fine oaked Syrah tonight, ready after four years maturing and bottle-cellared. First, though, a walk through the vines. The […]
Uncork now: Humagne Rouge, Maurice Zufferey 2012 It was early evening as I walked across crusty January snow to the trunk of the old apple tree. Dents appeared on the white surface, small shadowed pits of snow gleaming in the late afternoon light. At 120 years the tree’s branches reach high into the sky but […]
The Etoiles du Valais wine awards were handed out 4 December in Bern to the wineries judged the best in the canton in 2019, each for a wine that features the canton’s native son grape varieties. Vintages were 2018 except for Syrah, Cornalin and Heidi, which benefit from more time, and these awards were for […]