What to uncork, 10 January – January is a month when I’m not ready for heavy reds again -I want hearty vegetables, a bit less meat, plenty of exercise.
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 […]
Here are the other three Swiss wine regions, as presented by Swiss Wine Promotion in their new videos. Yesterday I posted the first three, plus my remarks. Versatile grape and lessons on wine-making Merlot gets a big boost, of course, in the Ticino video, but the accent is put on how you can make white […]
Swiss Wine Promotion recently produced six videos on the six Swiss wine regions, and the organization has now posted them on YouTube, as well as on the group’s Twitter page. Fashion and fine art photographer/filmmaker Patricia von Ah made the films, with wine consultant and writer Chandra Kurt narrating in English. Note that the interviews […]
Weinseller Guide des Vins 2014 by wine writer and consultant Chandra Kurt has been a hugely popular success in German-speaking Switzerland for a number of years, and now she’s brought out a French language version. CHF32, 284 pages. Available from publisher Werd & Weber or from the author. The book is a review of 575 […]