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08 Oct

2018 Gault & Millau - Les 100 meilleurs vignerons de Suisse

Every year, Swiss Wine Promotion in cooperation with the acclaimed Gault & Millau gastronomic guide, nominates the Swiss winemakers who produce exceptional wines and contribute to the promotion of Swiss wine quality in Switzerland and abroad.

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12 Jan

90 Swiss wines with more than 90 points in the latest edition of the magazine "Wine Advocate" by Robert Parker

The number of Swiss wines rated above 90 points by Robert Parker’s  magazine in its second report on Switzerland came in as a nice surprise to open a promising 2017 year for Swiss wines. The iconic Marie-Thérèse Chappaz or Martin Donatsch, the Estate Jean-René Germanier and a few more have all received between 93 and 97 Parker points.

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07 Nov

Swiss Wine becomes a Supporter of the Institute of Masters of Wine

LONDON – The Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW) is pleased to announce Swiss Wine has become a Supporter of the Institute.

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02 Nov

Heroic and vertiginous harvests

Our Valais alpine landscape is shaped by vineyards that seem closer to the sky than to the ground. From Vionnaz to Niedergestein, I have discovered exceptional vineards, among which is the "Clos de Couta" in Vex, which funny enough resembles a rice field.

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30 Oct

Reza Nahaboo won the title of "Best Sommelier in Switzerland 2016"

The 20th contest for "Best Sommelier in Switzerland 2016" took place this Sunday, October 30, in Geneva. Thirty years after the first Ruinart Trophy in 1986, the Beau-Rivage Hotel hosted this anniversary edition.

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19 Sep

Why Swiss wines are making their mark on English tastes

Christine Austin hits the high road in the Alps as she sets in search of Switzerland’s best wines. Most of the time, when I am travelling overseas, I have to explain where Yorkshire is, but not in Switzerland. Everyone in the Swiss wine business knows about Yorkshire – or at least about the company that is the major importer of their wines. Now based in Bradford, Joelle Nebbe-Mornod is Swiss-born and under her company name of Alpine Wines she has opened up the world of Swiss wines to UK consumers.

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04 Nov

Swiss Wines on the Bund in Shanghai

The Mid-Autumn Festival in China celebrates the harvest time. For chinese people, this event is almost as important as the Chinese New Year, it also is the second most important holiday of the year. On this occasion Philippe Huser, owner of Napa Wine Bar in Shanghai, shipped 6000 bottles of Swiss wine which will be proposed to his customers on the Bund. 

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29 Jul

Wine Health Benefits

Wine is the most ancient documented man-made medicine; as far back as 2200 BC, tablets from Sumerian culture and papyri from Ancient Egypt describe recipes for wine-based medicines. For many centuries, faced with the lack of safe drinking water, wine was recommended as a alternative. It was also prescribed as an antiseptic for treating wounds, a digestive aid and a cure for a wide range of ailments from lethargy and diarrhoea to easing the pain of childbirth. 

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15 Mar

Robert Parker rated Chasselas wines for the first time

For the first time, Robert Parker's magazine rates Swiss white wines, namely the Chasselas (or Fendant) produced mainly in the French-speaking part of Switzerland.

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