In a series of blind-tastings of 9,200 wines over three days, by 350 judges, where no one knew the country of origin of any of the wines, Switzerland was the fifth most bemedalled country at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, a remarkable feat.
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Snowfall on the Rhone Valley
Vineyards the length of the upper Rhone in Valais were treated to a gentle snowfall Monday.
Little Swiss winery proves the exception for Rhone-loving Syrahs
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / AMONG THE VINES – Vully is a small region familiar to Swiss lovers of fine wine, but worldwide fans of popular international wine, Syrah, will scratch their heads to hear the name – and yet a Syrah from here has just taken a surprise silver medal at the Mondial du Syrah wine […]
A day off
The weather was glorious, perfect for just about any gardening chores, but sometimes you have to stop gardening and take a day or two off, hang out, travel the way non-gardeners do. Here are some of the things creatures of various sorts in Geneva, Vaud and Valais were doing on the first real warm-weather weekend […]