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.
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People have been telling me that 2017 was a very good year for most Swiss wines and last night I rushed around (not ideal, but …leave yourself more time than I did) tasting some of them at Arvinis in Montreux. They were consistently good, complex and fresh and very promising. Keep in mind that most […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – One of the highlights on the wine calendar in French-speaking Switzerland has become the night when fine restaurants couple with top wineries to offer an evening of older vintages. March 19 will be the fourth Nuit des vieux millésimes, organized by Alexandre Truffer, who is the regional editor for the Vinum wine […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – There were some good surprises at the Mondial du Chasselas awards Friday evening 4 July at the Chateau d’Aigle in eastern canton Vaud, starting with the big winner, Domaine Chervet from Vully, with 93.2 points out of 100. The world is so used to praising the superb Chasselas wines from Lavaux (Dézaley, […]
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – Your starting point should be the GenevaLunch news story on the event, with some real changes this year that promise to make it easier, more fun and a great way to learn about Switzerland’s often excellent local wines. You’ll get the most out of the visits if a) you spit out the […]