A happy move! Please note that as of August 2022 I am publishing a twice-monthly free subscription newsletter called Ellen’s Wine World, which points you to longer articles that I’m publishing on Medium. The newsletter link leads you to all of my recent articles and some archives from this blog, as I gradually move them […]
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 […]