Tag Archives: Swiss Wine

Time for More Swiss Wine

Last night Wringer & Mangle just south of London Fields hosted a reception organised by Westbury Communications for four Swiss producers from the Valais Region. The space was packed with people who came for the wine and the exhibition of label art created … Continue reading

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Rolling Back More Swiss Wines

I am lucky to have friends in Geneva who appreciate wine, and whenever I’m there, they ply me all kinds of Swiss wines. Rather than internationally known superstar wines (the finest Swiss wines are only a little less expensive in … Continue reading

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A Lavaux Affair

Let’s face it, if you are the kind of wine lover who reads a wine blog you are probably an inveterate romantic who adores being in the vineyards as much as drinking the wine. Something in that bucolic scenery gets … Continue reading

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Recent Wines (October 2015)

I rarely write about the wines I drink at home, but in light of the last post, and the one on the Oddities lunch, I thought it might interest or amuse some readers. For some people who I know read … Continue reading

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What, More Switzerland?

Jancis devoted her FT Column this week to Swiss wine. Much of it covered the native Fendant grape variety (aka Chasselas), and it didn’t seem she was too fond-ant (ouch!) of it, despite an otherwise very positive article. Fendant is … Continue reading

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Dave’s Wine Heroes #3 – Alpine Wines

Alpine wines, a mail order merchant based in Yorkshire, grew out of Nick Dobson Wines, which was taken over by Joelle Nebbe-Mornod after Nick sadly passed away in 2012. Joelle actually started out in science with a Masters in Theoretical … Continue reading

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