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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Swiss wine expert, international wine judge and GenevaLunch.com editor Ellen Wallace will be offering a 70-minute introduction to Swiss Wines and guided tour of the Vinea Swiss wines fair in English Saturday 1 September, in cooperation with Vinea. This is a first for Switzerland’s largest outdoor wine event.
The mini-course and visit to six winemakers’ stands under the white tents that line the main street of Sierre, canton Valais will cover the following:
- Swiss grape varieties
- how to read Swiss wine labels
- why Switzerland is one of the most environmentally-minded wine-producing countries
- how to learn more from Switzerland’s hundreds of mainly small and often artisanal but highly professional wine producers
- a sampling, with background on where they fit into the bigger Swiss wines picture, of wines from different regions: a white varietal (single grape) wine, a white blend, red, red blend, sweet, sparkling and to end, a stop at special guest of honour Geneva wines.
Fee: CHF60, which includes the CHF40 entry fee to Vinea (valid until the fair closes at 19:30 Saturday).
Deadline: Wednesday 29 August, midnight
Number of places limited to 15 persons