BERN, SWITZERLAND – In a remarkable show, winning a number of top awards for Swiss wines, canton Vaud’s producers put their wines in the limelight Thursday evening. The honour of being named Swiss Winery of the Year went to the Domaine de la Ville de Morges, which has been harvesting a string of prizes in […]
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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The Ascension weekend begins this evening, with many people in Switzerland and elsewhere in Europe taking a four-day weekend. Expect heavy traffic on the roads, so avoid peak travel times, suggests the Swiss Federal Highway Office. The CFF rail company is putting on extra trains to handle the increase in passengers. And […]
A day with Chamoson’s wine producers: an introduction to grapevine pruning methods and techniques, with a picnic outdoors.
Fourth in a 7-part series on the Swiss wine harvest 2013 GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / AMONG THE VINES – Wine artisan Meinrad Gaillard is quick to say making wine isn’t about money but about loving to make great wine, and the secret to that is time. Slow wine, wine that spends years in the cellar before […]
Valais cooperative Provins named Winemaker of the Year BERN, SWITZERLAND / AMONG THE VINES – Provins in Sion, Valais, a cooperative that is the country’s largest wine producer, walked away from the Grand Prix du Vin Suisse (GPVS) awards in Bern Tuesday night with the title of Swiss Winemaker of the Year 2103 for its […]