I saw just how good wines from Basel could be, during a two-day meeting 11-12 April in that city, with the Mémoire des Vins Suisses. Its newest winery member, Weingut Jauslin, impressed me by its overall quality.
Number one wine is from Valais and best organic wine from Geneva BERN, SWITZERLAND – Head for Valais for the best bottle of wine in the country, a Johannisberg from Chamoson, but go to Ticino if you want to sample the collection from the top winemaker in Switzerland. And Geneva is home to the best […]
Part 1 of a 3-part mini-guide for the Vinea wine fair Reminder: Join me for a one-hour Introduction to Swiss wines and guided visit to Vinea, in cooperation with Vinea! Deadline is Wednesday night 29 August to sign up: details and registration on the GenevaLunch donations page; we will confirm your registration by return e-mail. […]
Click on images to view larger GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The Grand Prix du Vin Suisse (GPVS) finalist wines, 72 of them, were announced 22 August by Vinea, the Sierre-based organization that organizes the national wines competition. The GPVS judging took place in June, when 3,000 wines from 600 producers were assessed in blind tastings during […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Here’s the list of the 66 wines that are finalists in the Grand Prix du Vin Suisse 2011 national wine competition, by category, in alphabetical order within each category. These are the wines I wrote about yesterday that will compete for the 33 gold and silver medals to be awarded in October, […]