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.
Germanier, one winery’s quest for the best
Looking beyond formulas for great wines The Guardian’s article about natural, organic and biodynamic wines with its slew of missionary purists reminded me of a series of photos I took in March at the Jean-René Germanier winery in Vetroz. The best Swiss wineries are trying ancient, older and new methods and combinations of all of […]
Visperterminen wine wins Decanter int’l award
Excited for St Jodern Kellerei for winning an impressive top international award in the recent DWWA (Decanter World Wine Awards) competition, for its 2012 “Heida Barrique” wine. You’ll find more about this winery in my upcoming Swiss wine book, a very special cellar! Its “Heida Veritas” and a red blend, both 2012, won bronze. “Heida […]