Remember when we were watering the vines? Oh, for those warm, dry days of summer, early August, now that the first snow is falling in the Swiss Alps! I’ve been reviewing my notes for wines I enjoyed at two August events, to share some of my favourites with you. The August wine-tastings were part of […]
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Right behind the Bains de Saillon, where I recently went swimming to kick off the annual spring fitness burst, is a farmer’s hut where I bought some tiny white asparagus. At home I cooked them in a fine risotto, and I was hooked: asparagus season was upon us. I went back to photograph some of […]
Wine education Switzerland hosts a number of educational classes, often with tastings, from schools and museums and various wine groups. They are a great way to learn more about the landscape of Swiss wines – the culture, history, heritage, geography and more. The 1001 lives of Dr Wuilloud Henry Wuilloud was the subject of an […]
Perfect pairing: liver and onions with Humagne Rouge, and for another night, Zurich Räuschling with Gruyère fondue.
Valentina Andrei and Nicolas Wüst with one of the first in a budding and beautiful collection of wines, Ivresse: think of the elegant sense of the word in French, a state of euphoria.