FĂȘtes des Vignerons props sale raises CHF 250,000

FĂȘtes des Vignerons props sale raises CHF 250,000

Sept. 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 deer

Geneva to protect vineyards by culling deer

July 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 forest

Unopened quality wine left by bin in forest

April 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 wines

Zurich cellar burglars target fine wines

Oct. 29, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
Burglars are targeting cellars in canton Zurich.
Basel has highest hospital admission rate for drug and alcohol abuse

Basel has highest hospital admission rate for drug and alcohol abuse

Oct. 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?

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 exceptional

Less is more - 2017 wine harvest could be exceptional

Feb. 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 drinkers

New generation of fussy drinkers

Dec. 1, 2017, 5:39 a.m.
We’re all drinking less, but when we do, we’re fussier.
40,000 go to Geneva wine festival

40,000 go to Geneva wine festival

Sept. 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 lifted

Alcohol sales ban on autoroutes to be lifted

Sept. 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 wine

Alcohol sales drop in Switzerland - especially white wine

Aug. 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 alcohol

Autoroute service stations could be allowed to sell alcohol

June 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 Satigny

Fire destroyed old wine warehouse in Satigny

June 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 farmers

Help lined up for wine growers and fruit farmers

May 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 snap

Swiss wine growers face bad year after cold snap

April 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 Lavaux

Major wine theft in Lavaux

Dec. 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 abroad

People boozing as much in Switzerland but buying more from abroad

July 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...
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