LOCARNO, SWITZERLAND – Thursday evening I gave a talk to a sellout crowd at the Anglo-Swiss Club in Locarno on unusual and rare Swiss grape varieties. We then tasted five of these wines. Here are some brief notes on the wines, with contact information for the wineries. All of these wines are produced in limited […]
Vineglorious! Swiss wine book
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – This is a good week for additional sources of help and information if you’re new to the Lake Geneva region – or new to the world of babies. Comparis, new web section on moving to Switzerland Comparis, which for nearly 20 years has been providing consumers with price comparisons for services and […]
What a crazy weekend – first, 2.5 days of intense wine education at Vinea, the wine fair in Sierre. It ended for me and a group of journalists Saturday night late, with an extraordinary dinner at Didier de Courten’s restaurant, 19/20 Gault&Millau, with a lineup of beautiful wines to accompany the meal. The only problem […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – I had a fun few minutes with Peter Greenberg, US radio and television travel expert, who was in Geneva Tuesday to produce a show about what the city and Switzerland have to offer. He interviewed a small group of people on a number of subjects, from the 18th floor Residence at the […]
Please note that I’ve just updated the list of sales outlets (scroll down the page) for Vineglorious! Switzerland’s Wondrous World of Wines. I’ve also updated the reviews of the book, organizing them by language.