Be a tourist in Swiss vineyards in the winter! You’ll see the true landscape of Swiss wine: extraordinary geography and human hands meet, a continuation of a culture that reaches far back in time.
Chateau de Chillon
In brief: the Chateau de Chillon near Montreux has won the first Swiss wine tourism award. The awards given in Cully 8 September included: honorable mention to Lavaux Patrimoine Mondial , “Event” award to Weinweg Weinfelden (Thurgau) and for “Gastronomy”, the Moulin de Cugy. Canton Vaud continues its charm campaign in Japan, building a high-end following […]
This article was published in the March 2014 edition of Swiss Wine Magazine, a quarterly publication of Swiss Wine Connection. Republished with permission. Photos here are mine, not those that appeared with the article. Wine tourism grows beyond a buzz phrase By Ellen Wallace LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – Canton Vaud is home to Switzerland’s most visited […]
Switzerland’s most popular tourist attraction to house new service areas GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The Chateau de Chillon has awarded first prize in its architectural and landscape competition for a new cafeteria and boutique to Lausanne architectural firm Dreier Frenzel, with art historian Clément Crevoisier. The award comes with prize money of CHF30,000 and a recommendation […]
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND – A bit of news tucked away in the list of interesting summer events at the Chateau de Chillon near Montreux: the Clos de Chillon, an excellent Chasselas, will be aged and bottled at the castle starting this year. The wine has been made for the chateau foundation by the Badoux winery, famous […]