Sleuthing a Flaesch Pinot’s 91 points from Parker

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Here’s the news: Pinot Noir ’09 from Gantenbein winery in canton Graubuenden was given a note of 91 by Robert Parker wine reviewer Neal Martin. This comes on the heels of four Swiss wines mentioned recently by another Parker reviewer, David Schildknecht. The information was bundled into a press release from Swiss […]

Parker team wakes up to Swiss wines (update)

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Those of us who know Swiss wines knew the day would come when the Robert Parkers of the world would discover Helvetia’s rich and varied collection of wines; that day has arrived. Swiss wine researcher and author José Vouillamoz in 2011 invited David Schildknecht, a member of Parker’s wine reviewing team and […]

Fine weather, plenty of action in Lake Geneva region this weekend

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Weather forecast: cool, mostly sunny GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The Swiss will be on the move this weekend, with scores of city people heading to their family villages to harvest the grapes, a popular tradition. For the rest of us the weekend offers wine festivals, night-time museum adventures, visits to check out the new CFF trains […]

Mondial du Pinot Noir judging, off to Lavaux Vinorama

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – A morning of judging Pinot Noir wines from around the world and the judges need a break and a little educational boost. So Friday afternoon ended with a visit to the Lavaux Vinorama, built into the rocks on the lakefront near Vevey in May 2010. If you haven’t yet visited, do so. […]

Forel accident leaves 2 in critical condition

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – An accident Wednesday shortly before noon in the Lavaux area, involving three vehicles, has left two adults in critical condition and two children with light injuries. The lake road in the area was closed for most of the afternoon for the investigation into the crash. A 22-year-old driver who was heading from […]

Pinot Noir 2009 Domaine du Daley, Cyril Severin

Wine tasting notes, Swiss red wines wine video, red Red wine, dry Grape variety: Pinot Noir Winery: Domaine du Daley, Cyril Severin Location: Lutry, Lavaux, canton Vaud Price at the winery: CHF17.00 View this wine reviewed in French by Laurent Probst and in German by Gabriel Tinguely Complete list of GenevaLunch Swiss wine videos, produced […]

New Swiss philately stamps feature Lavaux painting, young handicapped artists

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LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – Montreux’s lakefront will be abuzz with VIPs and journalists Friday morning 9 September as “The Suisse” steamboat sets out to tour the lake in front of the Lavaux vineyards, a Unesco World Heritage site. On board will be Vaud artist Bernard Völlmy whose landscape of the vineyards and Lake Geneva, with the […]

Swiss Post to issue 3 new Lavaux stamps

BERN, SWITZERLAND – Swiss Post’s latest stamp offerings include a package of three in honour of the Lavaux vineyards, a Unesco World Heritage site, to be issued Friday 9 September. The stamps are part of the popular Swiss philately collection but they can also be used as normal stamps.

La Folie des Grandes Terres Cuvée, Rosée 2010 Domaine du Daley

Wine tasting notes, Swiss rosé wines wine video, rosé Rosé wine, medium dry Grape variety: Gamay Winery: Domaine du Daley Location: Lutry, Lavaux, canton Vaud Price at the winery: CHF15 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 […]

Chasselas Lavaux Blanc, Neowines Sàrl, Alain Toscan

Wine tasting notes, Chasselas wine video, Chasselas White wine, dry Grape variety, Chasselas Winery: Neowines S.a.r.l. Location: Lavaux, canton Vaud Price at the winery: CHF96.00 for 24 cans 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 […]