But the most startling language statistic is that English at work was measured clearly for the first time and 16.5 percent of people say they use English regularly at work: 739,000 people out of a working population of 6.52 million.
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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – France’s itinerant wine film and photo festival, Oenovideo, is a hit at this year’s venue, Aigle, in canton Vaud. I spent Thursday evening at the festival and was enchanted by the “L’Esprit du vin, le réveil des terroirs”, a 1h32 minute film on biodynamic winemakers, mainly in France. I was startled by […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Swiss cantons are becoming increasingly organized and coordinating their work for the cantonal wineries’ open house days. The same basic tips apply for visiting all of them: Your starting point should be the GenevaLunch news story on the event (search name of canton + wineries open house). The open houses are designed […]
Editor’s special invitation to the best Swiss wine deal in town! GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Cloudiness Friday moving into rain by Saturday, with chilly temperatures: damp will dominate in all parts of Switzerland this weekend. Only the south side of the Alps is promised a glimmer of sunshine Saturday. Highs of 9C in the Lake Geneva […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – I’m now posting my tasting notes mainly on a new Facebook page, Ellen’s Wine World. Blind tastings as well as my notes on wines that I’ve tasted at wineries or drinking at home will appear there. Today’s wine, for example, is a beauty, a new wine that Raymond Paccot from La Colombe […]