I recently did two radio shows with WRS in Geneva. The first is about Esprit de Genève wines, red blends with strict quality charters, perfect as the seasons change. The second was an April Fool’s Day spoof, but listen long enough and you’ll learn some honest to goodness truths about Gamay wines from the Geneva […]
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The display of Morges wines at the Arvinis wine fair, which opened Wednesday evening, does a good job of showing off the guest of honour wines. It made me decide to taste mainly red wines, a departure from what I usually do at Arvinis. The basics for an Arvinis visit My suggestions, based on last […]
I was searching for Pesquera Tinto wine, wondering how prices for this lovely Spanish red wine compare – the answer is, the price ranges from CHF24 in Switzerland to $45 online in the US, which makes no sense. My search took me to the Pesquera home page and – what a surprise – I found […]
A couple months ago I mentioned here that I had visited Vetropack in St Prex, as part of a magazine assignment. Since the article had not yet appeared I couldn’t say too much, but seeing it in print last week reminded me of how wonderful the tour of the glass factory was. The giant furnaces, […]
My article on Switzerland’s glass recycling specialist Vetropack has just been published in the new edition of Swiss Wine Connection magazine. It is reproduced here with permission. Soldiers of glass, with a potential for keeping the peace and encouraging friendly relations: glassmaker Vetropack’s assembly lines of bottles march towards a fine new life, carrying wine […]