Vertical tasting of 7 vintages, Cave La Colombe It’s probably safe to say almost no one beyond a handful of wine industry professionals really masters the appellation and naming system for Swiss wines. This is in any event changing soon, so don’t be surprised if I say I drank a really good wine called Curzilles […]
The French Jura is just over the border for many of us in western Switzerland, but it is possibly one of the French wine regions we know the least. Wink Lorch, a British wine teacher and writer, began exploring it at the start of this century while she was spending part of every year in […]
We age wines in casks, amphores (or amphora if you’re a stickler for classic plurals) and concrete eggs. But we mature them in oak barrels.
Anne-Claire Schott: we’ll need a few years to decide if she is a successful pioneer or a rebel with a natural cause
Celliers de Sion, the year-old wine tourism centre in Sion, is capping its first year with yet another prize: the “public choice award” among the international finalists at the Great Wine Capitals of the World wine tourism awards. The new venture was given an “international best of wine tourism award” in Adelaide, Australia in early […]