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In a nutshell : Fragrant whites and some increasingly concentrated reds from three very different cultures.
Main grape varieties : Chasselas, Sylvaner (whites); Gamay, Blauburgunder...
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 get together on alpine grape varieties...
A generation ago, when the prospect of a career at the stoves was still a twinkle in the eye of those chefs now acclaimed as the world's best - Grant Achatz in the US, Heston Blumenthal in the...
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 share it with you as it was a much more...
The lounge at the Suvretta House hotel provided three reasons why St Moritz, high in the Swiss Alps, is such a magnet for holidaymakers in both winter and summer.
The first two were...
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 Carole Meredith at Davis and is one of the world's...
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 assembled with the help of Swiss...
Zurich travel tips et al
from: Rodrigo Mainardi of Brazil
I will probably go to Zurich for a few...
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 on a bright autumn day but for my behaviour....
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