Several wineries now make Garanoir-Gamaret blends which tend to give a wine that is easy to drink, more robust than a Pinot Noir yet lighter than the more tannic wines such as Syrah and Cornalin, which are popular as hearty reds in Switzerland.
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Flying from Geneva to London on Tuesday the pilot kindly took us over the canton’s beautiful vineyards, first Satigny, a bit of Peney, then Russin and Dardagny, as we followed the snaking river below. The harvest wasn’t yet underway on a large scale, or we would have seen more tractors on the […]
Saturday, 23 May, CHF150 for dinner, special Wine & Dine overnight rates Some recipes can’t go wrong and here is one you can test in May, when spring is painting its colours in the Jura: the combination of Satigny, Geneva winery Domaine du Paradis with the hotel’s chef Rudy Pacheco in the dreamy setting of […]
Geneva wineries open house day celebrates its 25th year GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Geneva’s Caves Ouvertes, or winery open house day, has good reason to celebrate this year. It is the 25th year of the event and in that short time it has gone from a handful of visitors in 1987 to an estimated 20,000 last […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – “Floris” in Anières, canton Geneva, and “Mesa” in Zurich, are the newcomers to Michelin’s list of Swiss two-star restaurants. Floria is headed by Claude Legras and Mesa by Marcus Lindner. They bring the number of eateries with two stars to 18. Switzerland now has a total of 96 restaurants with stars from […]