Cave de la Côte in Tolochenaz, canton Vaud, has been named the Swiss Winery of the Year 2019 by the Vinea Association and Vinum magazine. The title is awarded as part of the Grand Prix des Vins Suisses, the largest competition for Swiss wines, which had 3,254 wines entered by 544 wineries. The wines are […]
Wine association Vinea has announced its new head, Valérie Crittin-Favre, who joins the organization in November 2019. She replaces Raphaël Gross, former director, who left two months ago after some months with the association. The new post is administrative, overseeing the technical and administration team, with additional responsibility for developing marketing and communication. Vinea has […]
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 […]
Raphaël Gross, director of Vinea, is leaving. Vinea Friday morning informed its members and others that Gross, director for just under 8 months, and the association have jointly agreed that their vision and expectations linked to the director’s job are not the same. […]
In a series of blind-tastings of 9,200 wines over three days, by 350 judges, where no one knew the country of origin of any of the wines, Switzerland was the fifth most bemedalled country at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, a remarkable feat.