ZURICH, SWITZERLAND – Zurich is within three hours by train from most parts of Switzerland, and whether you’re visiting for a day trip or an overnight, build in time for a walking tour. If you don’t know the city at all, the Zurich Tourism Office provides a good collection of guided walking tours, privately and […]
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Your guide to a holiday-season weekend in Zurich, an easy train ride from Lake Geneva Click on images to view larger Zurich, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The charm of Zurich is at its brightest in the lead-up to Christmas. Daytime offers plenty of activities for children and adults alike, but the real fun starts in the […]
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 […]
My two wine picks this week were sampled at the Ticinowine Festival in Lausanne. You’ll find more details about them in the text that follows. Castello di Cantone Riserva 2016, Merlot, about CHF72 and Cantina Pelossi Agra Merlot Riserva 2016, CHF37. Ticinowine Festival showcases change Ticino has so much going for it. The sensuality of […]
The real reason I love this book is that it has a soul and a vision. It brings together Tinguely’s love for fine cuisine, terroir foods and a slow food approach to cooking and eating, plus his clear vision of what Swiss wine can be.