GENEVA, SWITZERLAND /AMONG THE VINES – The second annual world wine competition for Chasselas, a white grape variety that is well known to anyone who has enjoyed the aperitif hour in Switzerland, turned up some surprises Friday evening in Aigle, canton Vaud. The world champion at the Mondial du Chasselas is German, overtaking scores of […]
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World’s best Chasselas is from La Côte in Vaud – winery’s second time Cave de la Côte, a Swiss cooperative winery on the western edge of Lake Geneva, has won the top honour at the Mondial du Chasselas competition, which was held in early June: its La Montoise Esprit Terroir, Mont-sur-Rolle 2017 was named the […]
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – The Platine Terravin results are keenly awaited every year, just weeks after the harvest is in; the relatively new Mondial du Chasselas wine competition held in the summer hasn’t taken any of the shine off this annual event that puts the spotlight on some of Switzerland’s best Chasselas wines. This year’s winner […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Climate change is on the mind of everyone in the wine business, not just the short-term reactions to weather but the longer-term concerns about what grape varieties will work and how to manage them. Last weekend I visited the Maison Blanche in Yvorne with a group of judges from the Mondial des […]