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 […]
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Switzerland has been a laggard for wine tourism, which has been successfully expanding in France and Italy for several years. France, for example, went from 7.5 million wine tourists in 2009 to more than 10 million in 2016 – with an increase of 40% more foreign tourists. Wineries everywhere are suffering from greater competition and […]
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 […]
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.