Notes on several wines from the Lake Zurich region (background information on the area’s wines: Zürichsee, pendulum swings). I tasted these at a press wine tasting at the Wein&Sein Höcklistein, Rapperswil-Jona, in December, organized as part of a larger Swiss Wine & Friends tasting event. The region has 32 wineries, and the quality level is […]
Once a year the Mémoire des Vins Suisses group invites the public to a tasting session where wineries present three vintages of their wine. It’s a don’t-miss event.
It’s one thing to pucker up and eat raw rhubarb; it’s another to drink wine with something this sharp.
Perfect pairing: liver and onions with Humagne Rouge, and for another night, Zurich Räuschling with Gruyère fondue.
What do rare wines from old and new grapes taste like, and should we love them? See also: The strange world of rare grapes Discovery wines Serge Heymoz of Cave les Sentes sums up my feeling for many of the old varieties I’ve tasted, when he speaks of Rèze, a wine that has been around […]