This was made in 2009 by Swissinfo, but it remains a good video about Heida and Visperterminen. Since then, there have been some exciting developments at the St Jodern Kellerei, but this gives you good background.
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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.
Right behind the Bains de Saillon, where I recently went swimming to kick off the annual spring fitness burst, is a farmer’s hut where I bought some tiny white asparagus. At home I cooked them in a fine risotto, and I was hooked: asparagus season was upon us. I went back to photograph some of […]
Little Aigle, Switzerland was the scene of 9,200 wine judgements, 2-5 May. Wineries shipped their wares to this town in canton Vaud from around the world, hoping they would be noticed and found to be beautiful at the itinerant Concours Mondial de Bruxelles. The results come out 13 May. As one of the judges, I’m […]
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.