My two wine picks this week were sampled at the Ticinowine Festival in Lausanne. You’ll find more details about them in the text that follows. Castello di Cantone Riserva 2016, Merlot, about CHF72 and Cantina Pelossi Agra Merlot Riserva 2016, CHF37. Ticinowine Festival showcases change Ticino has so much going for it. The sensuality of […]
Here’s a really lovely article (and in decent English, happily) about four women winemakers in the loosely defined greater Lausanne region, contributed by Lausanne as a member of the international Great Wine Capitals, for a series of articles. Definitely worth your time to read it.
World’s best Chasselas is from La Côte in Vaud – winery’s second time Cave de la Côte, a Swiss cooperative winery on the western edge of Lake Geneva, has won the top honour at the Mondial du Chasselas competition, which was held in early June: its La Montoise Esprit Terroir, Mont-sur-Rolle 2017 was named the […]
The first Lausanne Food Truck Festival at Place Riponne is off to a lively, sunny start. It’s open until 21:00 this evening, Thursday 28 May. If you’re in town, head over and join the crowd.
BERN, SWITZERLAND – I took the train from Lausanne to Bern and back today, one of my favourite train rides in a country spoiled for traveler’s rail pleasures. I had a good cup of coffee and a giant croissant which the waiter described as a “Zurich croissant”, and I read a new book on Chasselas […]