Marie-Thérèse Chappaz, iconic Swiss winegrower in the Valais and her prize-(and point-) winning wines
A winery in the centre of the city of Basel? Unlikely, but true
A visit to Histoire d’Enfer, a small but significant winery above Sierre, created by four partners in 2008
Swiss wines are catching the attention of a few curious wine drinkers and making ripples, if not actual waves. At a time when more and more of us are interested in sampling curiosities and hunting down original, exciting wines that stand out from the crowd, these Alpine treasures are worth seeking out.
Some recent visits (mainly vinous) to the Valais, my fave Swiss canton