Due to programming changes, WRS is no longer producing Uncorked.
Every week food writer Jack Turner takes us roving through the vineyards of Switzerland and reveals the taste, lore and history of the wines he finds along the way. From the rare Vin de Glacier to the latest research on wine and memory, we cover it all.
Uncorked: Beaujolais wine makers turn against famous tippleTuesday, 6 July, 2010Jack Turner sips some Beaujolais Nouveau on your behalf and looks into the wine’s fans around the world—and the wine makers who resent its famous but unspectacular taste.
Uncorked: A cross blend that's not to be sniffed atTuesday, 29 June, 2010Jack Turner talks us through Geneva’s Gamaret, a wine made from a cross of grapes that has given it its tasty personality.
Uncorked: Champagne prices aren't going anywhereTuesday, 22 June, 2010If the economic downturn has caused a huge drop in demand for champagne, why haven’t the prices gone down? Jack Turner tells us why—and spills a secret tip on keeping the bubbly flowing without breaking the bank:
Uncorked: SwhiskyTuesday, 15 June, 2010Not wine today—but whisky. Valais is home to Switzerland’s very own, homegrown whisky. Those in the know are already knocking back a few glasses of “Swhisky.” According to Jack Turner, it’s not half bad.
Uncorked: Controversial ageingTuesday, 8 June, 2010Ageing wine using oak chips—is it cheating or a neat technological fix? Jack Turner explains the controversy.
Uncorked: Swiss wines go down a treatTuesday, 1 June, 2010Jack Turner heads to Vinalies Internationales in Paris, one of the world’s most prestigious global wine festivals. Switzerland hauled in 86 medals—but which regions did the best and which Swiss wines did the judges applaud?
Uncorked: The fashionable return of CondrieuTuesday, 25 May, 2010Jack Turner takes a look at another wine that was once lost but fashionably came back to become one of the most popular selections today, Condrieu:
Uncorked: Mystery of Salvignan, part 2Tuesday, 18 May, 2010Jack Turner continues to resolve this matter of the Vaudois wine Salvignan, which disappeared and then came back from the grave. He also gives his recommendation for which to buy:
Uncorked: Mystery of SalvignanTuesday, 11 May, 2010Jack Turner endeavours to clear up a mystery to do with the name and history of this popular Vaud wine. If weren’t confused before, you will be by the end:
Uncorked: Caves ouvertes in the ValaisTuesday, 4 May, 2010Wineries in the Valais open up their doors from May 5 to 13 for the annual caves ouvertes days. Jack Turner tells you what to look out for: