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  • Pinot Blanc

    History of the grape: Pinot Blanc was first grown in Burgundy and Champagne, France, and can be traced by some source...

  • Sauvignon

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Gamay

    History of the grape: Legend has it that it was brought over by the Romans in the first century BC to the town of Bea...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

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  • Domaine des Molards

    1352, la Suisse n'a que 61 ans d'existence. Glaris et Zoug rejoignent les confédérés. Un certain ...

  • Caves des Perrières

    Two milleniums old, vineyard development in our region is the result of a long tradition. In th...

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  • OK, let's make it interesting and either more fantastic or real, ... at the Noga Hilton in Geneva, and you step into their French restaurant up on the 2nd floor. You really want their smoked sea bass. What else do you order, with what wines?You're at the Cold Spring Tavern between Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez, for a late, leisurely lunch. You w... Read More

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  • Though I managed by being offshore most of the '80s to miss every single ... runs a micro-finance bank in Geneva and was in town for the first time, we had starters that you choose from a table-and-a-half full of options (I had some excellent prosciutto and fried mozzarella and grilled sardines and marinated then grilled eggplant, though I cou... Read More

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  • I had a tuna salad this evening and I had a fairly unusal white wine with it. I ... part of France south of Lake Geneva close to the Swiss border in the foothills of the Alps popular with skiers in the winter. and the jacquere grape is native to the area.It was made at the domaine of Jean-Pierre and Jean-Francois Quenard from 65 year old vines ... Read More

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  • Hi Judy, I am glad  you liked the Pinot noir. I was the winemaker who made ... ... with tasting rooms in Geneva and Hammondsport. So you might want to go and taste there.If you are ever up in Alexandria bay, then stop in at Thousand Islands Winery, where I work now. I would recommend the Marquette, which is a Minesotta cold hardy grape which h... Read More

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  • Interesting description of the 2012 Chesters Anvil Zinfandel wine from their ... two first class tickets to Geneva in one weeks’ time. He points the way to a massive beachfront glass-walled villa on a lonely stretch of the beach, takes the time to tell you the names of the servants and drops the keys in your hands. "This lad will show you the ... Read More

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  • Thanks for your comments!@DMCKER: How I ended in China is a long story. But to ... weather in Geneva is quite depressing, so many cloudy days. Students from Valais who are studying in Geneva have a joke: "When you take the train from Geneva to come back to Valais, you don't need to look outside the window to know when you arrive in Valais. As s... Read More

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  • Viewed them all--good work! Do you know where and when the 'Heroic' ... ... spent a lot of time in Geneva, and during the autumn and winter it seems to be continually overcast (leading almost organically to the birth of Calvinism, I've often thought). I'm guessing there's better sun in Valais, more like areas we escaped to over in France ever... Read More

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  • "While I appreciate what they (Tegan, Duncan Arnot-Meyers) are trying to ... that. I'd just come from Geneva with some other people from there and we all commiserated since Geneva is even worse in that regard.Proof of its history and spread? All these synonyms (I've personally heard more than a dozen of them used):Abrunhal, Bastardinha, Bastar... Read More

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  • I don't know if anyone else here has a taste for Calvados, but to me ... ... ... Camut from a vendor in Geneva's old walled town, and it was superb. Nursed it for a couple of years, only busting it out on the special-ist of occasions. Have had others from them less well aged and they're all plenty, plenty fine... The Cadillac of CalvadosThe C... Read More

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  • "Now correct me if I'm wrong, but I think the Rhone misses Burgundy, ... ... Camarque district; Lake Geneva is just a fat part of the river, and that part north and east of the lake that feeds into it and is labeled 'Rotten' on the map is in my book just more Rhone). Historically, viticulturally and otherwise it's one of the great river syste... Read More

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