This is the wine you must not miss in 2020. You might have to line up to taste it, but it’s worth the trouble. This is Servagnin’s 600th birthday year. Its story is charming and it is a wine worth celebrating. This may be as close as we get to what Burgundies once tasted like, […]
Divinum was created by Morges wineries when Arvinis was obliged to leave the town due to major renovations and construction around the train station. It has managed to create a local feel but with enough other wineries to make it worth any winelover’s time.
Marc Vicari, a compact man, exudes a sense of order and balance, and at the moment he has a relaxed smile, in part because of last week’s news that his winery’s Servagnin 2015 was awarded 90+ points by Robert Parker. (subscription). The grapes had just been harvested in record time, under two weeks, thanks to fine […]
LOCARNO, SWITZERLAND – Thursday evening I gave a talk to a sellout crowd at the Anglo-Swiss Club in Locarno on unusual and rare Swiss grape varieties. We then tasted five of these wines. Here are some brief notes on the wines, with contact information for the wineries. All of these wines are produced in limited […]
The display of Morges wines at the Arvinis wine fair, which opened Wednesday evening, does a good job of showing off the guest of honour wines. It made me decide to taste mainly red wines, a departure from what I usually do at Arvinis. The basics for an Arvinis visit My suggestions, based on last […]