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THE TITLE OF “SWISS WINE CELLAR OF THE YEAR 2022” GOES TO THE CAVE DU RHODAN – MOUNIR WEINE IN SALGESCH

THE TITLE OF “SWISS WINE CELLAR OF THE YEAR 2022” GOES TO THE CAVE DU RHODAN – MOUNIR WEINE IN SALGESCH

The Swiss wine industry met on Friday, October 28, 2022 at the Kursaal in Bern to celebrate the Gala evening of the 16th Grand Prix du Vin Suisse. This year, 80 wineries were in the running to win one of the 39 trophies of the Swiss Wine Grand Prix and one of the 5 special prizes. The title of Swiss Winery of the Year was awarded for the first time to the Cave du Rhodan – Mounir Weine in Salgesch (Valais).

In 2022, the vine has been able to adapt to climate change

In 2022, the vine has been able to adapt to climate change

The wine year 2022 had excellent weather conditions. Hot weather combined with insignificant rainfall. No frost at the end of winter, nor hail episodes linked to the summer storms. The winegrowers of the six Vaud wine regions harvested a particularly healthy crop this year, 2 to 4 weeks ahead of schedule. The vines adapted remarkably well to the heat wave and the drought.

Michelin Star Revelation Switzerland 2022

Michelin Star Revelation Switzerland 2022

The MICHELIN Star Revelation Ceremony took place on October 17 at the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) in Lausanne, Switzerland. During the ceremony, Swiss Wine Promotion, the national promotion body for Swiss wines, was pleased to present the Michelin Sommelier Award to Julien Meurillon, sommelier at La Teinturerie restaurant in Délémont.

Vaudois Wines sparkled at FOOD ZÜRICH

Vaudois Wines sparkled at FOOD ZÜRICH

From the grandiose opening evening in Jelmoli, Swiss-German epicureans savored Vaudois wines. As soon as they arrived in the Food Court, they were greeted by Le Péteux from La Cuvée des Pèdzes, freshly served Chasselas and the Escargot Rouge Sélection proudly displayed on every table. All that was needed was to help themselves. No less than 800 bottles were served to the 350 guests.

Green Vineyards

Green Vineyards

Educating winery sector workers in environmentally friendly practices is among the priorities of the European Commission from 2021 to 2027, addressing the threat posed by climate change. The EU programme Green Vineyards will create tools to educate workers in the winery sector to perform sustainability projects.