It’s finally happening: the long-planned and anticipated Fête des Vignerons in Vevey, that once a generation event. It is well underway – crowds are big, security is good, the best vignerons-tacherons (the festival is centred around them) have been crowned, Vevey is abuzz with things to do and see, wine tasting is happening everywhere, and […]
When I travel, I drink wine. In fact, I usually organize my travels around learning about it because wine isn't a beverage, it's a culture.
Fine cuisine goes cozy at Geneva’s revamped Bistro
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 […]
Divinum, my picks
Divinum was created by Morges wineries when Arvinis was obliged to leave the town due to major renovations and construction around the train station. It has managed to create a local feel but with enough other wineries to make it worth any winelover’s time.
A quick tourist in Lucerne
Lucerne is one of my favourite spots in Switzerland, a small city that never fails to delight me. Last week I had just two free hours to visit, but it’s the perfect place for that.
A tourist at home: Crans-Montana views
It isn’t so bad playing tourist while staying home. Enjoy my photos of the Patrouille Suisse airshow and light in the mountains, Crans-Montana.