LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – Lavaux is about to put to rest forever the idea that organic wines are second-best, following a decision by a group of growers-producers Wednesday evening to stop using all synthetic products and to sharply curb the number of vine treatments by helicopters, from 7-8 a year to 4. The vote by producers […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The Swiss, for those who don’t know it yet, are very good at whipping up extraordinary gastronomic feasts. Switzerland has 100 Michelin starred restaurants in 2013, one of the highest per capita ratings in the world, and it has local wines that can hold their own at such meals. It’s not surprising, […]
There are two types of wine investors: those who buy wines they want to explore, and who set them aside for later when the sensory value will have increased, and those who buy, gambling that the price will rise neatly. The investors will either sell it or open the bottle when it is time to […]
Vaud, Switzerland (24 Heures, Fre) – Traffic on the A9 around Vevey was disrupted early this morning, around 07:00, by a car on fire near Chexbres, with several drivers leaving the autoroute at Vevey to take the lake road.