Swiss wines with a touch of Scotland! Today’s wines are both Pinot Noirs, nothing pale or timid about either of them, one from Givrins near Geneva and the other from the Swiss Alps.
Perfect pairing: liver and onions with Humagne Rouge, and for another night, Zurich Räuschling with Gruyère fondue.
Syrah is on my mind this week, especially young Syrahs and how to best serve them. We’ve had two recently, at our house, both of which I carafed, and I recommend you go this route. The difference was noticeable and brought out much more in the wines. The first was a St Joseph Syrah from […]
Be a tourist in Swiss vineyards in the winter! You’ll see the true landscape of Swiss wine: extraordinary geography and human hands meet, a continuation of a culture that reaches far back in time.
Neuchatel and some German-speaking Swiss areas opened the winery doors wide this weekend, and other cantons follow suite in the coming month. This is one of your best chances to sample regional wines and meet the winemakers. You’ll discover there are several other local open houses and events before the summer holidays; check out the […]