Holiday and gift-giving time is not far off, and this year you should consider some good books for wine fans. My four top choices, three of which are in French, are: Cepages Suisses, histoire et origines, by José Vouillamoz, out this week Gault & Millau Guide Suisse 2018, published in October Guide Bleu 2017/18, published […]
This is a really tough one, but I’m sure you can do it! Here are the printer’s proofs. My book on Swiss wines, the first one in English in nearly 20 years, will be out in mid-August. The official launch is 6 September at the Vinea wine fair in Sierre. Put it on your calendar […]
Largest outdoor wine event celebrates its 20th birthday – 150 wineries, 10,000 visitors and hundreds of wines, great ambience. For regular visitors, this year’s fair boasts a complete re-design of tents and stands, with a greater emphasis on food and wine pairings.
Entry: CHF30 Saturday, CHF20 Friday, Sunday. Variable hours
Note – Ellen Wallace, wine judge and editor of GenevaLunch.com, will be covering the event, so expect to see reviews of wines, photos of the crowd and more from this colourful and lively wine event.
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – This is the day when hearts will wave at us from every corner and chocolates and flowers be pressed in front of us, mainly in the name of romance. But take a minute to think about your heart, the real one that is beating away and acting as a motor to keep […]
When the second sentence of a book contains the words ‘laying in bed’, you can’t help but wonder what sort of writer and proof reader produced it. Mike Carter’s Uneasy Rider continues in the same casual language for 352 pages. However, the writer changes. He starts his narrative the morning after the Observer newspaper Christmas […]