Vineyards the length of the upper Rhone in Valais were treated to a gentle snowfall Monday.
We forgot that 15 August is a holiday, so our cupboard was barer than expected. Nevertheless, we managed to have a fresh fish dinner – pan-fried – with a mix of wild rice, rice and quinoa. The plan to add a green salad from the garden fell through when the skies opened and there were […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – One of the best tools I’ve seen yet, for wine-lovers in Switzerland, is now officially launched, and it’s a gem. The Swiss Wine Directory has been in the making for several months – the idea is great, and as I’ve watched it evolve since its pre-launch and trial phase for the wine […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Geneva now has a kosher wine, produced by David Sossauer at the Domaine des Pendus in Peney. Sossauer says he was intrigued by the project, the brainchild of wine merchant David Ouanounou, according to the Tribune de Genève, which devotes several lines to the elaborate procedure needed to harvest the grapes and make […]
Home consumption of Swiss wines down by 8.2% Swiss reds suffer surprising fall (also published on GenevaLunch.com) BERN, SWITZERLAND – Wine consumption in Switzerland dropped again in 2014, by 2.2 percent, confirming a 10-year trend despite a slight rise, 2 percent in 2013. The amount of Swiss wine consumed fell by 8.1 percent, a worrisome […]