Swiss vineyards take drones to new level GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Vineyards have been using drones regularly for aerial photography for some years, mainly in the US and Australia, but a Swiss pilot project is taking drones to new heights – not literally, but in terms of their technological prowess. This week a surprising Swiss trio […]
Grape harvesting has begun and you can expect slooooow traffic on secondary roads in all the grape-growing areas in Switzerland. Sign from a container for grapes harvested by machine, 30 September in Tartegnin, Vaud, and the entry to the village.
At dawn Sunday, it looked like this, the mist hanging over the vineyards of Sierre, Miège, Salgesch and beyond, in canton Valais. Quiet vineyards, but as of today in full swing with the harvest (although they began last week).
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – In just 10 years the consumption of blueberries in Switzerland has grown from 500 to 2,200 tons a year and in the past five years the space given over to growing them has nearly doubled. But the Swiss still consume only 50 g per person per year – compared to 600 g/person […]
Latest review of Vineglorious! Switzerland’s Wondrous World of Wines, from Wine-searcher international magazine/wine database. You might also want to check out my comment at the end, with some responses and information about the upcoming index, whose publication was delayed a bit. All reviews and media mentions of the book