A blanc de noir from near Sierre in canton Valais is just right, between seasons It’s too cold out for summer rosés, I’m getting tired of winter reds, and we wanted something besides white last weekend. We opted for a lovely wine, Pradezian, a blanc de noir from Maurice Zufferey in Muraz, above Sierre in […]
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Uncork now: Humagne Rouge, Maurice Zufferey 2012 It was early evening as I walked across crusty January snow to the trunk of the old apple tree. Dents appeared on the white surface, small shadowed pits of snow gleaming in the late afternoon light. At 120 years the tree’s branches reach high into the sky but […]
Once a year the Mémoire des Vins Suisses group invites the public to a tasting session where wineries present three vintages of their wine. It’s a don’t-miss event.
Ellen Wallace on the landscape of Swiss wine: I had my first glass of Chasselas in Vevey in the early 1980s. I quickly fell in love and decided to learn about Swiss wine as I began to travel the country regularly from my base in Paris where I worked as a news journalist (French wine was […]
A glass wine jar for a drum, women on stilts to welcome us, and a man with a long unwieldy Alpine horn that he suddenly picks up and starts to hurl jazzy notes into a bright blue Alpine sky – what a way to start a celebration! Above us a glass dome by contemporary Swiss […]