Postcard from Zurich: a window into the world of Swiss wines

Most Swiss wine never leaves the country, but an annual event in a former Zurich factory is the ideal place to try it.

One hundred years ago, if you had passed by the Escher Wyss factory in what was then Zurich’s gritty, industrial heartland, you might have glimpsed a ship being rolled out through the arched gates of the grand brick edifice known as the Schiffbau.


21 countries take part in the 21st Mondial des Pinots competition

21 countries! A symbolic number that gives strong confirmation of the international aspect of the Mondial des Pinots, which this year celebrates its 21st birthday in Sierre. The awards ceremony takes place today in the Jubilee Space in the centre of the VINEA wine fair that opens its doors tomorrow. This year, an extraordinary 8 Great Gold medals were attributed, of which 4 went to Swiss cellars – a record number.

Fête des Vignerons - Tickets go on sale on 17 September

From July 18 to August 11, 2019, once in a generation the Fête des Vignerons dazzles hundreds of thousands of spectators in Vevey.

Recognized by UNESCO on its list of intangible cultural heritage, the Fête des Vignerons brings generations together, connecting people from the villages, the countryside and the vineyards, locals and foreigners, and offers each visitor the opportunity to go beyond themselves, to transcend and collectively participate in a show unique in the world.