This was a walkabout tasting of fine wines that let me compare different Swiss wineries’ Pinot Noirs. It was also an opportunity to make other types of comparisons among wines that have been given at least 90 points by Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate.
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LOCARNO, SWITZERLAND – Thursday evening I gave a talk to a sellout crowd at the Anglo-Swiss Club in Locarno on unusual and rare Swiss grape varieties. We then tasted five of these wines. Here are some brief notes on the wines, with contact information for the wineries. All of these wines are produced in limited […]
BERN, SWITZERLAND – Restaurants throughout Switzerland are preparing to focus on Swiss wines during the third annual Swiss Wine Week scheduled for 12-22 November. It’s your best opportunity to sample Swiss wines, and not just local wines, with food designed to go with them. Lake Geneva region examples Check out the interactive map to find […]
Chef Alexandre Gauthier at one-star Michelin restaurant La Grenouillère in northern France is the latest to say ça suffit to diners who shoot before they eat. The Guardian reports that his restaurant’s menu now has a pictogram of a camera with a line drawn through it: no photos, please. The New York Times caught the […]
Grape variety growing rapidly in international popularity; Swiss Pinot Noirs among best Sierre, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The World Champion Pinot Noir producer is a Graubuenden winery, Weingut Donatsch Malans, for its Donatsch Pinot Noir Passion. The award, announced 2 September by the Mondial du Pinot Noir international wine competition, is given to the winery that […]