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If the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, well, then, so too is the way to Rheinhessen’s! And combined with the perfect glass of wine, falling in love with the greatest German region of winegrowing and its food is guaranteed. Pervaded with tradition, the Rhine-Hessian cuisine is a hearty one.

Are you looking for an unusual food and drinks event near Lausanne? There it is! Thanks to the culinary organization “Lausanne à Table”, which brings people together, locals and tourists. This is also the best occasion to try a culinary battle, an apero-run or a special food workshop at the Miam Festival… Cheers!

The weather did not stop the Casablanca Harvest Festival 2019 from being a success. As in previous years, thousands of people attended this celebration of wine and enjoyed the music, atmosphere and especially; best wines and sparkling wines of cold weather. The Municipal Stadium was the space chosen to host the largest winemaking event in Casablanca, an ideal place for attendees to taste different emblematic vineyards of Valley and live an unforgettable experience. People were able to enjoy more than 14 exhibiting vineyards and 80 places between gastronomy and crafts.

Although Malbec is King in Mendoza, it doesn’t mean that Mendoza’s winemakers rest on their laurels. Mendoza is a hive of innovation with hundreds of winemakers working in the wine region and developing new styles and wines to delight winelovers around the world. Here are some wine trends in Mendoza to keep your eye on:

 

SPLIT is a brand belonging to the Vinko company which, in turn, is the result of the partnership between three entrepreneurial friends and a group of companies belonging to a family linked to the wine sector for the past fifteen generations.

It’s not hard to see why South Australia holds a place among nine other Great Wine Capitals of the World.

The first European settlers to Adelaide and surrounding regions recognised the potential to produce wines from its soils, aided by a Mediterranean climate which encompassed the spectrum from freezing winters to hot, arid summers. Vineyards were planted in and around the colony soon after its establishment, and further afield in the fertile valleys of Clare and the Barossa.

‘Terroir’ is a popular buzzword in the wine world. One of the Oxford dictionaries’ definitions of terroir is “the characteristic taste and flavour imparted to a wine by the environment in which it is produced”.
Making wines from a specific terroir is popular at the top end of the wine spectrum but is a relatively new concept in Rioja.  Until recently, Rioja wineries have followed two main directions:  making blends of different grape varieties from all over the region and single varietal wines.

The innovative “Natural Alchemy” of Zýmē in Valpolicella.
The name Zýmē, from Greek, means “yeast”,  which is an indispensible element in the world of oenology, but it also relates itself to the concept of naturalness, a fundamental value in Celestino Gaspari’s professional and personal life.

 

San Francisco and the Napa Valley are renowned for their food and wine culture, but its pleasures don’t stop there. Tucked within its streets, hotels, and wineries are pockets of inspiration where you can stumble upon moments of beauty and works of astonishing art. Find your way to the following spots and prepare to be delighted with these innovative works.

Do you want to live innovative and amazing wine and tourism experiences in Lausanne Region?
Our winegrowers are ready to welcome you!

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