This was a walkabout tasting of fine wines that let me compare different Swiss wineries’ Pinot Noirs. It was also an opportunity to make other types of comparisons among wines that have been given at least 90 points by Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate.
Former Vinum editor to Parker
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND – It took years for the gurus at Robert Parker to discover Swiss wines, but when they did, in the form of David Schildknecht, the result was gratifying, with several wines noted very highly. Schildknecht’s departure, announced today, could worry those who fear that the higher Swiss profile in the Parker universe will […]
Sleuthing a Flaesch Pinot’s 91 points from Parker
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Here’s the news: Pinot Noir ’09 from Gantenbein winery in canton Graubuenden was given a note of 91 by Robert Parker wine reviewer Neal Martin. This comes on the heels of four Swiss wines mentioned recently by another Parker reviewer, David Schildknecht. The information was bundled into a press release from Swiss […]
Parker team wakes up to Swiss wines (update)
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Those of us who know Swiss wines knew the day would come when the Robert Parkers of the world would discover Helvetia’s rich and varied collection of wines; that day has arrived. Swiss wine researcher and author José Vouillamoz in 2011 invited David Schildknecht, a member of Parker’s wine reviewing team and […]