SIERRE, SWITZERLAND – The winners of the top awards for the Mondial des Pinots wine competition will be named 5 September, but the winners of the special prizes are already known. The highest honour, a Great Gold medal, went to five wines: a French Pinot Noir, a German Pinot Gris and three Pinot Noir wines […]
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International Pinot grapes variety wine competition, including blends, rosés, sparkling, sweet, etc.: Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris. Organized by Vinea in Sierre; judges only.
German Pinots make a strong showing GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Wines from Languedoc in France, Valais, Bern and Aargau won the top five awards at the Mondial des Pinots international wine contest, whose results were announced 30 August. The winners will receive their prizes Friday in Sierre, where 1,500 wines were judged earlier this month by […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – I’m just about recovered from the three days of intensive work 19-21 August as a judge at the international wine competition in Sierre, the Mondial du Pinot Noir. We tasted and noted 1,314 wines from 21 countries around the world; we were 50 judges from 30 countries who worked for three mornings […]
A glass of wine is of course much more than its contents. It’s a place, its geography and geology, its history, its people. When you visit a small winery, you have a chance to hear about this. Last weekend I went to Colline de Daval in Sierre to learn a bit about distilling, of which […]