Switzerland (TSR, Fre) – Coop is taking a bigger step than the law requires in an effort to reduce drinking by teenagers: 1 June the Swiss supermarket chain will raise the age for buying all alcohol, including wine and beer, to 18. Swiss law allows the sale of beer and wine to anyone age 16 […]
Rolle, Vaud, Switzerland (24 Heures, Fre) – Schenk, based in Rolle, has won the exclusive rights from UEFA to provide wine for Euro 2008 invited guests and VIPs, throughout Switzerland. The company has selected 12 wines, one from Geneva, one from Valais and 10 from Vaud.
The Arvinis wine festival in Morges is one of the main events of the Swiss wine calendar. Links to related GenevaLunch articles appear at the end. Morges, Vaud, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Coraline de Wurstemberger greets a guest to her Domaine Les Dames de Hautecour in fine pearls and soft gray wool. A tall, elegant and […]
Morges, Vaud, Switzerland – Arvinis, the wine festival that opened Wednesday evening in Morges, is a great place to start learning about Swiss wine in particular, or about wine in general, suggests Yves Paquier, who offers a beginner’s course in wine tasting at Arvinis. English-speakers in particular can use the festival as a springboard to […]
Bern, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Swiss wine producers at the opening today of Arvinis in Morges will be smiling, with the government announcing Tuesday the first upturn in wine consumption in several years (search for “l’année viticole 2007”). Figures for 2007 show a 3.6% overall increase in wine consumed, but with a rise of 5.7% for […]