Tag: swiss wine

Food History

The Maienfeld Wine of Schloss Salenegg

  By Patrick Hunt How many wines can compete with the renown of Burgundy for Pinot Noir?  To many, Maienfeld in the Canton of Graubunden in Switzerland is famous as the setting for Johanna Spyri’s 1880 novel of Heidi,  so this lovely and picturesque part of the Rhine Valley has even […]

Short Takes

Rhine Valley Gems: Swiss White and Red Wine from Sax

By Patrick Hunt Converse with almost any native Swiss person about Swiss wine, and you should engage justifiable national or regional pride, since wine cultivation has been continuing since the Roman era, nearly 2000 years, especially in the Rhine Valley. One of the loveliest Swiss wine districts is in the […]