To brighten your day and remind you that the aromas and flavours we find in wines often become familiar to us first through our gardens: here are a few photos from my Swiss Alpine garden, at 1100 metres altitude, in late October. You might think I have enough squash, but when I stopped by the […]
Food & dining
I love good food and I love uncomplicated, cozy meals, so the idea that a GaultMillau 17/20 chef in the middle of Geneva might think this is what his restaurant should serve was bound to appeal to me. Armel Bedouet has 17 points for the gastronomy restaurant l’Aparté, which has a mere 15 seats, and […]
A dashingly handsome new Chardonnay (first vintage) from Weinfelden in Thurgau and a charming and rare Freiburger from Vully in Fribourg
Supper would be a curry, mid-hot, spicy but not burning, but those spices required some reflection when it came time to pick out a wine. We went for 2 whites.
It’s one thing to pucker up and eat raw rhubarb; it’s another to drink wine with something this sharp.