The real reason I love this book is that it has a soul and a vision. It brings together Tinguely’s love for fine cuisine, terroir foods and a slow food approach to cooking and eating, plus his clear vision of what Swiss wine can be.
BERN, SWITZERLAND – The winners of the annual Swiss wine awards for 2016 were named Wednesday evening 26 October in Bern as part of the Grand Prix du Vin Suisse gala evening that attracts some 400 people from the Swiss wine world. (photos tomorrow, Thursday, of some of the winners) Part of the press release […]
You can tell when reporters are not wine journalists because they overlook the most important bit – how was the wine?! Bern has revived an old tradition and put wine in one of its famous city fountains, which has sparked reports on the tradition, the history of political squabbles and more. Not a word on […]
BERN, SWITZERLAND – I took the train from Lausanne to Bern and back today, one of my favourite train rides in a country spoiled for traveler’s rail pleasures. I had a good cup of coffee and a giant croissant which the waiter described as a “Zurich croissant”, and I read a new book on Chasselas […]
BERN, SWITZERLAND – Some 100 wine producers from French-speaking Switzerland took their worries to Bern Monday, driving tractors and rolling barrels through the streets of the capital on the opening day of the autumn session of parliament.The country’s largest wine cantons are Valais, Vaud and Geneva. Their grief: imported wines should be fixed to quotas […]