It’s finally happening: the long-planned and anticipated Fête des Vignerons in Vevey, that once a generation event. It is well underway – crowds are big, security is good, the best vignerons-tacherons (the festival is centred around them) have been crowned, Vevey is abuzz with things to do and see, wine tasting is happening everywhere, and […]
Calendar: Divinum dates, Arvinis, other wine tasting events
Swiss-wide calendar, for public and professionals If you haven’t yet discovered the Swiss Wine calendar on the official wine promotion board’s web site, it is now the easiest place to see listings for upcoming events. You’ll find that Divinum in Morges runs through Monday 16 April and the older and somewhat larger wine fair, Arvinis, […]
Geneva, Zurich restaurants get 2 Michelin stars
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – “Floris” in Anières, canton Geneva, and “Mesa” in Zurich, are the newcomers to Michelin’s list of Swiss two-star restaurants. Floria is headed by Claude Legras and Mesa by Marcus Lindner. They bring the number of eateries with two stars to 18. Switzerland now has a total of 96 restaurants with stars from […]
Major accident reported on Rivaz-Cully lake road in Vaud
Vaud, Switzerland (24 Heures, Fre) – Traffic on the A9 around Vevey was disrupted early this morning, around 07:00, by a car on fire near Chexbres, with several drivers leaving the autoroute at Vevey to take the lake road.