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 […]
MORGES, SWITZERLAND – Arvinis is just around the corner, 15-20 April, in Morges. Some 20,000 people flock to this spring wine fair every year, set on tasting the new releases from many of western Switzerland’s wineries. The guest of honour this year is Arvinis’s hometown host, the Association des vins de Morges, fitting, given that […]