May and early June are for me the in-between time for wines, too cool to sip whites all evening outdoors but a night of red can feel like too much – we want to move on after a winter of them. I dropped in briefly at the end of a day of tasting organized by […]
Cave de la Côte
The conference in Bramois offered an exciting moment because it’s the first time so many Divico disease-resistant wines have been tasted together, organized by single grape wines, blends, oaked, not oaked.
Terravin’s best Vaud Chasselas It was glass number 13 that forced me to stop and ask myself if it is really possible for a single wine to be the absolute best. And for us – the judges for the Lauriers de Platine Terravin – to choose it with any certainty. To be clear: this is […]
Grand Prix du Vin Suisse, Gault&Millau For Swiss wineries, the big awards of the year were handed out tonight in Bern, at the gala dinner that brings to a close the annual Grand Prix du Vin Suisse competition. There are some beauties here – you should not lack for interesting and very pleasing new wines […]
World’s best Chasselas is from La Côte in Vaud – winery’s second time Cave de la Côte, a Swiss cooperative winery on the western edge of Lake Geneva, has won the top honour at the Mondial du Chasselas competition, which was held in early June: its La Montoise Esprit Terroir, Mont-sur-Rolle 2017 was named the […]