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 […]
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 […]
GENEVA and LAUSANNE SWITZERLAND – Beautiful Lausanne is the featured city for the 2012 Swiss week of taste which began on 13 September. Known in French as La Semaine du Gout, the event is a 10-day celebration of local and Swiss produce and products. Lausanne, as featured city, is hosting several events for foodies and […]