Entries by realwines

Swiss wines on a new level

I love to travel and discover exciting new wines from all over the world. Yet sometimes there are wonderful surprises to be found right under one’s very nose, without having to roam too far; this was my conclusion after attending the “Swiss Wine Tasting” in Zürich last week, where over 130 of Switzerland’s best producers […]

How to become a “master” taster

The challenge of becoming a “Master” taster This year’s Master of Wine exams have just taken place as usual in the first week of June, a time of year which for me brings back stressful memories! In 3 days of tasting exams, prospective new Masters of Wine need to prove that they are highly accomplished […]