The Mémoire des Vins Suisses, which regroups many of Switzerland’s best wine producers, has approved me as a non-producer member, at their recent annual meeting. It’s an honour, and I’m delighted, because the wineries are widely considered among the best in Switzerland and membership is by invitation only. I appreciate their recognition that serious writing […]
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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The Memoire des Vins Suisses (MDVS) group of elite wine producers has just added 10 new members, a significant change, with nine of them not producers, but individuals who actively promote Swiss wines through their work. The Jean René Germanier winery in Vétroz, which left the group in 2008, has returned, bringing […]
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.
Today has been a day for celebrating in Fully, canton Valais, the day when Spring and Petite Arvine are declared to be partners, and people turn their attention to this wonderful grape, one of Europe’s finest. Wineries invite special guests – last year saw several winemakers from Burgundy – the wine flows to keep up […]
Zurich Wineport is 2014 theme ZURICH, SWITZERLAND – The city of Zurich is host Monday 25 August to a popular urban wine-tasting fair, the Memoire & Friends event. The fair has been organized for the past five years at the end of summer by the Mémoire des Vins Suisses group. This year’s theme is Zurich […]