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    Swiss wines - shame about the franc

    A rather shorter version of this article is published by the Financial Times. Gilles Besse is a handsome jazz saxophonist-turned-wine-producer…

    31 Jan 2015 Jancis Robinson
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    Chasselas in all its glory

    See also my overview of Swiss wine.In November I spent a weekend in Switzerland with fellow wine communicators, as described in Musings from…

    29 Jan 2015 Jancis Robinson
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    DWCC - Montreux musings

    I finally made it to the annual get-together of European wine communicators organised by Ryan and Gabriella Opaz and Robert McIntosh. This year’s…

    3 Nov 2014 Jancis Robinson
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    Remembering Swiss wines

    Mémoire des Vins Suisses (MDVS) was established over a decade ago by Swiss journalists Andreas Keller, Stefan Keller, Martin Klichman and Susanne…

    1 Jul 2014 Julia Harding MW
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    Quo vadis, Vinum?

    On Friday Stephan Reinhardt (pictured here by Martin Hemmi) announced that he had resigned as the chief editor of Swiss-German wine magazine Vinum.…

    20 Jan 2014 Michael Schmidt
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    Eating out around Geneva

    This article was also published in the Financial Times.The sun had finally come out and those on both sides of the numerous stalls at the Saturday…

    13 Jul 2013 Nick Lander
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    Wine tasting in Geneva and Narbonne

    Yesterday we published Wink Lorch's account of the Marquis d'Angerville's foray into the Jura. Last Thursday night on her way back from the recent…

    19 Feb 2013 Jancis Robinson
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    Disappointment in Crissier

    This article was also published in the Financial Times. A generation ago, when the prospect of a career at the stoves was still a twinkle in the…

    11 Aug 2012 Nick Lander
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    Heston, grouse and Uruguay

    One of the people who came to dinner last night just emailed to ask for details of one of the wines we served. As I wrote out the list I thought I'd…

    16 Sep 2009 Jancis Robinson
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    A St Moritz institution

    This article was originally published in Business Life.The lounge at the Suvretta House hotel provided three reasons why St Moritz, high in the Swiss…

    27 Jan 2009 Nick Lander
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    José Vouillamoz on Swiss wine

    The most attentive readers of you may well be aware of botanist José Vouillamoz, a native of French-speaking Switzerland who spent some time with…

    10 Dec 2008 Jancis Robinson
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    Top Swiss producers - of red wine

    In response to a recent question on members’ forum about how to identify superior Swiss red wines, here is a list of some specific recommendations…

    14 May 2007 Jancis Robinson
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    Kronenhalle Zurich - No Bullshit

    On our way out of Zurich's Kronenhalle restaurant I made a point of aplogising to my guest. Not for the food which had been exactly what we had wanted…

    14 Sep 2003 Jancis Robinson