GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The World Health Organization is recommending that adults consume no more than about 25 grams of sugar (roughly 6 teaspoons) a day, limiting intake to 5 percent of total calories consumed, a figure that has not been seen in many parts of the industrialized world since the 1800s (source: Planetoscope) The new […]
Republished from Ellen’s Wine World GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - Wine producers in Switzerland are carefully watching a courthouse in Burgundy, just a small mountain range (Jura) away, where French winemaker Emmanuel Giboulot appeared before a Dijon judge Monday 24 February. Giboulet is accused of not following an agriculture department order issued to all wine grape growers […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The Kursner brothers in Féchy are reportedly the victims of a wine fraud in canton Vaud, where at least two grape growers and possibly four are under investigation for selling them illegal “moût” (must), the grape juice from which wine is made. The wine producer being investigated has told local journalists that […]
Founder of Cellar Tracker may soon learn more about Swiss wines GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / AMONG THE VINES – Swiss wines could be in for a boon in the form of the husband of the next US ambassador to Switzerland – assuming she makes it through the hurdle of approval by the Senate for the post. […]
Switzerland’s largest winery to focus on “client” needs GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / AMONG THE VINES – Provins, the cooperative winery in canton Valais that is also the largest winery in Switzerland, has named Raphaël Garcia as its new director, effective 10 March. The move signals a new focus set by the board on client needs in […]
Canton Neuchatel, a smaller wine-producing area known in recent years for producing some elegant as well as specialty wines, holds an early open house weekend.
Canton Valais kicks off the season of winery open houses – your chance to learn and sample excellent Swiss wines
Canton Vaud, as the second largest wine-producing region, takes up the relay from Valais