GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – This is almost as bad as getting an e-mail saying you’ve lost your job. Those of us who thoroughly enjoy tasting and judging wines at international competitions were in for a shock this morning when the Swiss government’s federal research station at Waedenswil announced dire news. The electronic nose it’s been testing, […]
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Swiss wines with a touch of Scotland! Today’s wines are both Pinot Noirs, nothing pale or timid about either of them, one from Givrins near Geneva and the other from the Swiss Alps.
This was a walkabout tasting of fine wines that let me compare different Swiss wineries’ Pinot Noirs. It was also an opportunity to make other types of comparisons among wines that have been given at least 90 points by Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate.
Syrah is on my mind this week, especially young Syrahs and how to best serve them. We’ve had two recently, at our house, both of which I carafed, and I recommend you go this route. The difference was noticeable and brought out much more in the wines. The first was a St Joseph Syrah from […]
This week, two more Swiss red blends, at affordable prices, like last week. But this time the two are very different, one from Vétroz in Valais and the other from the Côte d’Orbes in Vaud. As a bonus, a wine for special moments and a reminder that some wines need more time. Rebbio 2017 from […]