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19 Nov

Choice wines: Switzerland

Switzerland has Zurich as its largest city and reputedly enjoys an excellent quality of life, both for residents and visitors. The climatic conditions of Switzerland differ in the country’s many areas, some of which have magnificent, majestic glaciers. Southern Switzerland has a Mediterranean climate. The viticulture of Switzerland is recognised to go back more than 2000 years. Numerous grape varieties are grown for wine productions. Some are indigenous, whilst others are also found internationally. High-quality Swiss wines continue to receive many awards and are increasing in popularity, globally. For this quest I searched for Pinot Noir wines from Switzerland.

 

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27 Oct

Swiss Red Wines Report 2017 by Stephan Rheinhardt, The Wine Advocate

By Stephan Rheinhardt. To access the detailed notes and ratings you must subscribe to The Wine Advocate www.robertparker.com

 

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27 Jul

Wines in and around the Swiss Grand Resort Bad Ragaz

The Grand Resort Bad Ragaz (GRBR), a super luxury Wellbeing & Medical Health Resort in the hot springs village of Bad Ragaz is a dream destination for the health conscious affluent for a relaxed sojourn, where there is also ample opportunity to taste a wide range of Swiss and foreign wines pa

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15 Apr

Channelling chasselas: three Swiss wines from Luc Massy

Discreet and delicate but nevertheless distinct – “It is the wine closest to nothingness that I have ever tasted”, says writer Katsuyuki Tanaka.

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19 Dec

Buyer’s guide to Swiss wine

An enigma to many, this Alpine nation at the heart of Europe produces some excitingly diverse quality wines, though many never make it beyond its borders. Sue Style takes us on a tour, and recommends 12 to try.

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19 Oct

Switzerland's Summer Secrets

Lavaux is a picturesque wine-growing region in Switzerland. It is a perfect summer holiday destination, studded with postcard-perfect medieval towns and breathtaking views over Lake Geneva.

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12 Sep

The World's Most Beautiful Wine Region: Switzerland's Lavaux

Imagine a wine region folded into a series of magnificently steep hillsides set along a crystal clear alpine lake. Now toss in sweeping views of the Alps, an assortment of medieval villages, and 20 miles of walking paths threaded through the vineyards and you have Lavaux Switzerland. I’ve spent decades exploring wine regions and Lavaux is far and away the most charming destination I’ve experienced, ever.

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30 Aug

The Top 100 Swiss winemakers for the Gault&Millau 2017 unveiled

At Schloss Sihlberg in Zurich on August 28, Swiss Wine and the Gault&Millau have unveiled the icons, the best wine menu, the two revelations of the year and the Top 100 best winemakers of Switzerland, 2017 edition. For the fourth consecutive year, the two organizations are staging Swiss wines to create lasting links between the Gastronomy and Swiss wines.

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29 Jul

Swiss bank on vineyards of Lavaux to make fine wine

One bright October afternoon two days before harvest, Swiss winemaker Blaise Duboux chucked a fallen quince over the iron fence girding his terrace and into the sloping vineyard next door. It should have easily rolled 600 precipitous feet down to shimmering Lake Geneva, plied by stately steamers and backdropped by the snowcapped French Alps across the water. But some 40 levels of terraces staircase the hillside, intervening.

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11 Dec

Switzerland's stunning vineyards yield wine only found here

By Lauren Mowery in USA Today Travel  / November 2015

Switzerland's vineyards hide in plain sight. It seems impossible that tourists driving around the compact country wouldn't notice the thousands upon thousands of green vines planted neatly across rows of stone terraces, yet Swiss winemakers report exactly that.

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