This is a well received first among Swiss sommeliers, Swiss Wine Promotion and Quattro Mani will be the sponsors of the competition in 2016.
Burgundy Pinot Noir is revered the world over, but Pinot Noir is also making a name for itself in several regions around the world. Stephen Brook, Xavier Rousset MS and Alex Hunt MW sampled more than 80 wines. Below, you can find their top 11.
Given Switzerland’s relatively low production of wine and lack of exportation, not many have tried wines from this mountainous country. Here’s a quick guide to Switzerland and some wines to look out for.ven Switzerland’s relatively low production of wine and lack of exportation, not many have tried wines from this mountainous country. Here’s a quick guide to Switzerland and some wines to look out for.
Honoured by the Office of Vaud Wines, Chandra Kurt, wine expert, has her passion and commitment to the iconic vintages of Vaud canton officially recognised
Torniamo a proporre, con l’arrivo della primavera, delle passeggiate alla scoperta di paesaggi vignati di particolare interesse. Questa volta siamo a Brontallo, villaggio situato a circa 700 metri sul mare all’entrata della Val Lavizzara, raggiungibile da Locarno, percorrendo la Valle Maggia, in poco meno di un’ora.
L’armonia delle costruzioni rurali
The Mid-Autumn Festival in China celebrates the harvest time. For chinese people, this event is almost as important as the Chinese New Year, it also is the second most important holiday of the year. On this occasion Philippe Huser, owner of Napa Wine Bar in Shanghai, shipped 6000 bottles of Swiss wine which will be proposed to his customers on the Bund.
Hikers in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed terraced vineyards of Lavaux enjoy easy walks and fantastic views of grapevines, Lake Geneva, and the Alps.
The historic terraced vineyards in the Lavaux region in Switzerland offer endless opportunities for easy hikes with marvelous views of Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) and the Alps. The grapevines are beautiful from early spring to late summer but never more spectacular than during autumn. This famous Lavaux wine-producing area is easily reached on public transportation for wonderful day-trips from Geneva, Lausanne, Bern, and Montreux.
Alongside Dôle, Fendant is the most well-known Swiss wine both at home and abroad. Many visitors discover it during their skiing holidays in the Valais region, while for Swiss natives, it's as much a part of daily life as a morsel of cheese.
Created in 1928, and Hong Kong's oldest hotel, the legendary "Grande Dame of the Far East" continues to set hotel standards worldwide, offering a blend of the best Eastern and Western hospitality in an atmosphere of unmatched classical grandeur and timeless elegance. A stay at the hotel allows you to re-live the glamour of travel of a by-gone era and explore the many antiques and historical artifacts on display around the hotel. The hotel also boasts 14 bespoke Rolls-Royce Phantoms. Like all great hotels around the world, the Peninsula offers various cuisines including a Swiss restaurant: the Chesa...
Snowy landscapes, rich Swiss chocolate and warm company.
With our departure from Switzerland imminent, Tom and I were honored to be invited “down south” for an off-season tramp through the villages of Lavaux, in Canton Vaud, to explore possibilities for food and wine tourism in this special wine district. At the last minute, a croupy throat kept Tom in Basel, but I hopped a train to Lausanne. It was a day filled with good cheer and conversation, and to my delight, a lightning-fast chocolate tasting that had my taste buds traveling far beyond Swiss borders.