The Washington Post carries an article about Swiss wine, which is nicely written and some good wines are listed, plus it draws the attention of a wider audience to Swiss wines, all to the good. It also has all the usual clichés (chocolate, cheese, tiny number exported, etc.) that you get when a writer helicopters […]
Snow and ice storms, wild skies, daffodils trying to hold their heads up – and then suddenly 15C before dipping below freezing again. March 2019
Pirmin Umbricht runs the family winery in Aargau; his younger brother runs the thriving family fresh vegetable shop and delivery business. The pair, in their early 30’s, are popular restaurant suppliers.
Jamie McCulloch picks up a few rays of the wintry sun outside the post office of Chamoson, waiting for his visitor. His face has the look of Scotland for me and I immediately recall men outside pubs in the west of Scotland, facing the setting sun and reflecting on the world. McCulloch is, however, a […]
Swiss wines with a touch of Scotland! Today’s wines are both Pinot Noirs, nothing pale or timid about either of them, one from Givrins near Geneva and the other from the Swiss Alps.