Prize-Winning Wines (and Parker Points): Marie-Thérèse Chappaz

Marie-Thérèse Chappaz, iconic Swiss winegrower in the Valais and her prize-(and point-) winning wines

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Swiss Models of Co-operation

If your perception of wine co-operatives is poor, it’s worth taking another look using the example of Provins, Switzerland’s top co-op

Mémoire des Vins Suisses

Way back in the 90s when I contributed the ‘chapter’ on Swiss wines in Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Guide (all of two pocket-sized pages), I noted that “most Swiss wines are drunk young”, and that “almost all good growers sell out their entire production within about 6 months of bottling”. I also observed that “the… Continue reading Mémoire des Vins Suisses