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Exploring The Lesser-known World of Wine: Switzerland

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.

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Alla scoperta di Brontallo tra i vigneti più alti del Ticino

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

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Hiking in the Vineyards of Lavaux

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.

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A piece of Switzerland and its wines in the heart of Hong Kong

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...

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A quick winter excursion to Lavaux

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.

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