GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Switzerland’s six wine regions each have winery open days, spread out over several weekends. Geneva and Ticino had theirs last weekend, pulling in good crowds. This weekend Valais has its turn, taking advantage of the long holiday weekend to run for three days. Next weekend it’s Vaud’s turn. The basic principle […]
A joyful, endless task - there are no experts, just others who can teach us more about wine. Santé! Cheers!
Here are the other three Swiss wine regions, as presented by Swiss Wine Promotion in their new videos. Yesterday I posted the first three, plus my remarks. Versatile grape and lessons on wine-making Merlot gets a big boost, of course, in the Ticino video, but the accent is put on how you can make white […]
Swiss Wine Promotion recently produced six videos on the six Swiss wine regions, and the organization has now posted them on YouTube, as well as on the group’s Twitter page. Fashion and fine art photographer/filmmaker Patricia von Ah made the films, with wine consultant and writer Chandra Kurt narrating in English. Note that the interviews […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The WHO’s report on harmful drinking and health policies issued yesterday was widely picked up by the drinks media, with some of the reporting likely to cause panic where it’s not really necessary. The definition of “heavy episodic drinking”, particularly harmful, was reported by The Drinks Business, for example, as “The report […]
Quality label for wine seeks to shine GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Terravin, Vaud wine quality label organization, says it will be making changes in 2015 to help consumers understand that it isn’t a competition, but a quality label. It will keep the colour gold but probably move away from a sticker to a collar for the […]