Once a year the Mémoire des Vins Suisses group invites the public to a tasting session where wineries present three vintages of their wine. It’s a don’t-miss event.
Excited for St Jodern Kellerei for winning an impressive top international award in the recent DWWA (Decanter World Wine Awards) competition, for its 2012 “Heida Barrique” wine. You’ll find more about this winery in my upcoming Swiss wine book, a very special cellar! Its “Heida Veritas” and a red blend, both 2012, won bronze. “Heida […]
This was made in 2009 by Swissinfo, but it remains a good video about Heida and Visperterminen. Since then, there have been some exciting developments at the St Jodern Kellerei, but this gives you good background.
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Torches light the lovely 15th-century cobblestone courtyard, once a two- or three-hour carriage ride from Geneva. A hum of voices carries from an open cellar door where soft candlelight offers a glimpse of amphoras and barrels. Upstairs, in a renovated area of the old Grand’Cour château, Jean-Pierre Pellegrin describes what makes his […]