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.
Food & dining
Names for fish and meat cuts in Europe – here’s a bit of help for fish and meat lovers who, like me, suffer this odd form of illiteracy, inconvenient when you talk about food and wine pairings
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.
Quickly stir-fried, sage leaves make a fun snack with a glass of well-chilled Valais Fendant, or you might try a Muscat, Païen or powerful Petite Arvine for stronger aromas.
Learn to be smarter about your drinking and you’ll be able to look forward honestly to tomorrow’s drink.