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 […]
Vineglorious! Swiss wine book
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.
City-centre store with 4 floors, café, large English section GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / EDITOR’S NOTEPAD – Geneva has just been endowed with its own version of a mega bookstore, with the grand opening this weekend of the new Payot in the city centre. The bookstore closed two shops, at Chantepoulet and rue du Marché, combining them […]
Circle of Wine Writers member Christopher Fielden has published an upbeat review of three Swiss wine books in Wayward Tendrils Quarterly, a publication for wine book collectors. Included is a very positive review of my book (800 copies sold since September), Vineglorious! Switzerland’s Wondrous World of Wines. The others are two books I’ve mentioned here, […]