Tag: wine tasting in Zurich

Expovina Wine Ships – the Wine Boats in Zurich

Expovina Wine Ships – the Wine Boats in Zurich

Updated for 2019 Expovina 2019 – 31st October – 14th November 2019   Attention all wine lovers! Early November is always a special time for wine in Zurich. It’s when the wine ships dock at Bürkliplatz in Zurich for the annual Autumn Expovina wine event. Yes, this really is wine on the water – a […]

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Faye Koehler of Wiine.me Talks about Swiss Wine

Faye Koehler of Wiine.me Talks about Swiss Wine

Faye Koehler of Wiine.me Talks about Swiss Wine     In the past, Swiss wine has had a tainted reputation on the global stage. Even the great Winston Churchill allegedly spat out his wine during a speech in Zurich in 1946. The history of Swiss wine has been one of acidity, is what the wine […]

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The Zunfthaus zur Saffran – Italian Wine & Olive Oil Tasting

The Zunfthaus zur Saffran – Italian Wine & Olive Oil Tasting

The Zunfthaus zur Saffran is located right in the heart of Zurich opposite the Rathaus and is one of the traditional “Zunft” or Guild halls. They guilds date back to the 14th century and as well as helping lay down the rules for craftsmen and tradesmen they also helped ensure that competition remained fair.  Each Zunft looked […]

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Day(s) of the Open Wine Cellars in German Speaking Switzerland continued … wine tasting on 4th and 5th May too!

Day(s) of the Open Wine Cellars in German Speaking Switzerland continued … wine tasting on 4th and 5th May too!

This May Day Bank Holiday on 1st May was a special day in the calendar of the Vineyards in German speaking Switzerland. Not only did many of the vineyards and cellars open their doors to the public to offer a day of wine tasting, but there was also a feast of traditional Swiss foods on […]

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