Swiss white wines, the basics

Part 1 of a 3-part mini-guide for the Vinea wine fair Reminder: Join me for a one-hour Introduction to Swiss wines and guided visit to Vinea, in cooperation with Vinea!  Deadline is Wednesday night 29 August to sign up: details and registration on the GenevaLunch donations page; we will confirm your registration by return e-mail. […]

Fendant Vétroz Grand Cru 2010, Cave de la Madeleine

Wine tasting notes, Chasselas wine video, Chasselas White wine, dry Grape variety, Chasselas Winery: Cave de la Madeleine Location: Vétroz, canton Valais Price at the winery: CHF16.00 View this wine reviewed in French by Laurent Probst and in German by Gabriel Tinguely Complete list of GenevaLunch Swiss wine videos, produced by RomanDuVin Click on image […]

Fendant de Chamoson 2010 Giroud Vins

Wine tasting notes, Chasselas wine video, Chasselas White wine, dry Grape variety, Chasselas Winery: Giroud Vins Location: Sion, canton Valais Price at the winery: CHF14.30 View this wine reviewed in French by Laurent Probst and in German by Gabriel Tinguely Complete list of GenevaLunch Swiss wine videos, produced by RomanDuVin Click on image to view […]

Fendant Balavaud Grand Cru 2010 Cave Jean-René Germanier

Wine tasting notes wine video, Chasselas/fendant White wine, dry Grape variety, Chasselas Winery: Cave Jean-René Germanier Location: Vétroz, canton Valais Price at the winery: CHF16.00 View this wine reviewed in French by Laurent Probst and in German by Gabriel Tinguely Complete list of GenevaLunch Swiss wine videos, produced by RomanDuVin Click on image to view […]

Manage your Arvinis visit: winery tweets (update)

Update 21:30 I’ve started tweeting wineries + 1 type of wine for each, some of my top picks among the Swiss wines at Arvinis, in addition to the California and selected Swiss tasting notes I’ve already posted here. It’s always hard to decide which ones are worth a stop and once there, what wines to […]

Wine of the week: perfect Swiss holiday aperitif

What a pleasant surprise to discover that one of the special offers at the Coop is a wine that enchanted me last July – and that it’s just as good in winter as in summer. The Bonvins are a large clan in Valais and not surprisingly, many of them do indeed make good wine. In […]