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For white wines (grapes) I'd go for a Müller-Thurgau (Riesling X Sylvaner) or a Petite Arvine.

For red wines (grapes) I'd try Humagne Rouge, Cornalin and Gamaret.
Try the Humagne Rouge and/or Cornalin from Landi - I find them very good (they also have nice pictures of deer on the labels - so when you have guests you can announce your wine as being very 'dear'!). Oh, dear.
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Old 19.10.2012, 01:34
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For white wines (grapes) I'd go for a Müller-Thurgau (Riesling X Sylvaner) or a Petite Arvine.

For red wines (grapes) I'd try Humagne Rouge, Cornalin and Gamaret.
Let's not forget that Gamaret stands for a mix of Gamay+PinotNoir. Humange Rouge and Cornalin are local varieties of larger sorts. Sure, I would recommend all three sorts you mention anytime

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Which kind of Swiss white wines?

I prefer the Ticinese whites made from merlot grapes.

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Generally, the Ticino vineyards traditionally were into RED wines. They started White Wines to satisfy the demand from German speaking Switzerland. What you enjoyed, enjoy and will enjoy is an indirect result of the combination of market forces and professional capabilities. What does this mean ? It means that Ticino wine producers in Zürich may have been told that white wine done in the Ticino would be an excellent thing. The Ticino wine producers doing some truly excellent White Wines . But Swiss German speakers by instinct distrusting White Wines from the Ticino. And this has TWO results. The wine producers try to sell the White stuff in the TI-home-market. Them possibly moving back to the red wines.

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Re: Integration

Can we rename this thread to "Wollishofener the sommelier"
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Re: Integration

Really interesting thread.

But by this time, why does it remind me of this.....?

http://youtu.be/hMG0C6m9i3E
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Which kind of Swiss white wines?

I prefer the Ticinese whites made from merlot grapes.
Yes, good point. I was referring to the previous post about Fechy et al, so was really only generalising about the Valais and West-CH whites. I agree that some of the Merlots de Ticino are excellent, both reds and whites.
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If find if you drink to Swiss wine at work you end up on the Dole
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If find if you drink to Swiss wine at work you end up on the Dole
Reads like you're already on the jam ...... several glasses, I would guess.

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Err, most Doles are predominantly Pinot noir, usually blended with Gamay ....
That was my point ..... I enjoy a straight pinot noir (and actually don't mind a gamay, despite it being on the cheaper end), but prefer them un-blended and not in Dole format .... although I don't mind dole, either.

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Unless you meant blended across different years' productions, which I'm not aware of
Yep ... that was what I was wondering.
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Re: Integration

How is this not about math?
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How is this not about math?
..... because there's a differentiation between wine and maths.
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..... because there's a differentiation between wine and maths.
Ahem .... as I said above
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Old 21.10.2012, 20:14
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Ahem .... as I said above
A litre of wine is 10 decilitres. Three decilitres of wine are 0.3 Lirres. 7 decilitres of wine are only 0.7 litre. The "tara" weight however is relevant, as this means that a bottle is far heavier than a "cardboard-container".

This means that "math" and gastronomy are not as distant really
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