Fêtes des Vignerons props sale raises CHF 250,000Sept. 30, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
A sale of the props used during the Fêtes des Vignerons in Vevey has raised a quarter of a million francs.
Geneva to protect vineyards by culling deerJuly 25, 2019, 9:59 a.m.
Geneva is continuing to cull deer as the numbers are posing a problem for wine growers.
Unopened quality wine left by bin in forestApril 17, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
If you go down to the woods today, you may be in for a surprise.
Zurich cellar burglars target fine winesOct. 29, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
Burglars are targeting cellars in canton Zurich.
Basel has highest hospital admission rate for drug and alcohol abuseOct. 22, 2018, 8:23 a.m.
Those living in Basel are the most likely to be admitted to hospital for drug or alcohol abuse.
Would you pay to work in the fields?Aug. 21, 2018, 6:26 a.m.
Would you pay for the opportunity to do some hard work? Several wine growers in canton Valais are offering the chance...
Less is more - 2017 wine harvest could be exceptionalFeb. 13, 2018, 5:24 a.m.
There’ll be less Swiss wine around – but what there is will be of very high quality.
New generation of fussy drinkersDec. 1, 2017, 5:39 a.m.
We’re all drinking less, but when we do, we’re fussier.
40,000 go to Geneva wine festivalSept. 18, 2017, 8:49 a.m.
40,000 people descended on Geneva’s wine growing region over the weekend to sample the latest harvest and enjoy...
Alcohol sales ban on autoroutes to be liftedSept. 14, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
Parliament has voted to end the 50 year ban on selling alcohol at autoroute service stations.
Alcohol sales drop in Switzerland - especially white wineAug. 25, 2017, 10:12 a.m.
The Swiss are drinking less alcohol. Last year, alcohol consumption fell to its lowest since the Second World War. ...
Autoroute service stations could be allowed to sell alcoholJune 14, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Selling alcohol at autoroute service stations has come a step closer after the lower house of parliament voted throug...
Fire destroyed old wine warehouse in SatignyJune 6, 2017, 8:21 a.m.
A massive fire in the commune of Satigny in Geneva has destroyed an old wine store room. The building had lain empty ...
Help lined up for wine growers and fruit farmersMay 11, 2017, 6:51 a.m.
Federal and cantonal authorities are readying themselves to step in and help wine growers and fruit farmers whose cro...
Swiss wine growers face bad year after cold snapApril 26, 2017, 8:40 a.m.
Swiss wine growers are facing a grim year as the unusually cold weather has destroyed thousands of tonnes of grapes.
Major wine theft in LavauxDec. 6, 2016, 10:32 a.m.
Hundreds of thousands of francs worth of wine has been stolen from a warehouse in Vaud.
People boozing as much in Switzerland but buying more from abroadJuly 29, 2016, 9:11 a.m.
People in Switzerland consumed about the same amount of alcohol last year compared to the year before, but more peopl...