Here’s a really lovely article (and in decent English, happily) about four women winemakers in the loosely defined greater Lausanne region, contributed by Lausanne as a member of the international Great Wine Capitals, for a series of articles. Definitely worth your time to read it.
Golden harvest of 2018 Grapes are in the air, literally, with the Swiss harvest moving out of the vineyards and into the cellars, where fermentation is adding pungent aromas to wine villages across the country. Facebook and Instagram images from wineries abound now, most of them featuring the finest grapes we’ve seen in a few […]
Wine drinkers who are hunting for organic wines, slow down! These wines aren’t created overnight, but we have taken such a fancy to the idea of them in Europe, in such a short time, that the winemaking business barely has a chance to keep up. More organic wines, quality up, prices higher The number of […]
World’s best Chasselas is from La Côte in Vaud – winery’s second time Cave de la Côte, a Swiss cooperative winery on the western edge of Lake Geneva, has won the top honour at the Mondial du Chasselas competition, which was held in early June: its La Montoise Esprit Terroir, Mont-sur-Rolle 2017 was named the […]
Cantons Geneva and Vaud this week announced the winners of their “Selections”, the official wine competitions that each year name the best local wines in several categories. For Geneva, the wines are blind-tasted by a group of professionals trained by the cantonal wine office; the winners then represent the canton at several other wine competitions, […]