Zurich, Switzerland (TSR, Fre) – Zurich Airport has reported a 6.6% increase in passenger traffic in 2008, with 22.1 million passengers moving through Kloten. Geneva’s Cointrin Airport also had a strong 2008, GenevaLunch reported 6 January, with 11.8 million passengers. Zurich serves as a transit airport for many passengers traveling in and out of Geneva.
Bern, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Swiss wine producers at the opening today of Arvinis in Morges will be smiling, with the government announcing Tuesday the first upturn in wine consumption in several years (search for “l’année viticole 2007”). Figures for 2007 show a 3.6% overall increase in wine consumed, but with a rise of 5.7% for […]
Geneva and Lausanne, Switzerland (TSR, Fre) – The grape harvest will begin in cantons Geneva, Vaud and Valais, the country’s three largest, Monday 17 September. Neuchatel begins Thursday of this week. Weather for the past two weeks has been kind to the growers and the harvest should be very good, say cantonal authorities. See also: […]
Morges, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Arvinis, Switzerland’s largest wine fair, will pull in some 18,000 people to sample wine from 130 exhibitors before the event closes Monday evening, with most of them visiting this weekend. To make it easier to taste and not worry about driving, Arvinis reduces the entry by Sfr5 if you show your […]