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 […]
News: all eyes on Vevey
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 […]
Vinea director leaves
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. […]
Swiss garner wealth of medals at world wine show
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.
Book review: “Wine regions and wines, Switzerland”
Swiss Wine Promotion (SWP) has just come out with a new book, and if you want up to date, correct and easy to read information about the landscape of Swiss wines, get yourself a copy. It’s free for the asking, in English, French and German.