You can tell when reporters are not wine journalists because they overlook the most important bit – how was the wine?! Bern has revived an old tradition and put wine in one of its famous city fountains, which has sparked reports on the tradition, the history of political squabbles and more. Not a word on […]
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Beaujolais Nouveau, a marketing ploy that worked, turns 60 today GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Sixty years ago you had to be in France to get a glass of Beaujolais Nouveau, the light Gamay with notes of strawberries and raspberries that hits the streets of France every year in November. It was sold, in those good old […]
Title: Lecture (Fre): birthplace of Chasselas Location: Mont-sur-Rolle wine museum Link out: Click here Description: José Vouillamoz of the Uni. of Neuchatel\’s national research centre for plant survival on where Chasselas, the grape for which Switzerland is widely known, comes from, based on genetic studies of over 100 plants in Europe and Middle East. CHF15 […]