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    What will fill red burgundy's place?

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. See tasting notes in A British assault on fine German Pinots.  ‘I’m a refugee',…

    21 Apr 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    ​The glacier wines of the mountain people

    29 June 2017 This lovely cooling article published last week delighted many Purple Pages members so we are republishing it free today in our Throwback…

    29 Jun 2017 Tamlyn Currin
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    The perseverance of the Swiss

    Swiss wines don't get much exposure in the UK, though they certainly deserve to based on their quality. Thanks in large part to our Wine Grapes…

    22 May 2017 Julia Harding MW
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    Book reviews 2016 - places well known

    5 January 2017 We're republishing this group of Tam's wonderfully thorough wine-book reviews free today as part of our regular Throwback Thursday…

    5 Jan 2017 Tamlyn Currin
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    German, Austrian and Swiss assemblage

    See this guide to our assemblages. Jancis writes  The exhilarating number of high scores at the top of the German and Austrian whites sections of this…

    26 Jul 2016 Team JR
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    Domaine des Muses - expressing the Valais

    Robert Taramarcaz was not feeling well the first time we met at last year's annual tasting of mature and maturing Swiss wines run by the Mémoire des…

    5 Oct 2015 Julia Harding MW
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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