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Schweizer Weintage in Basel: Cool Event you should not miss

Attention wine lovers and connoisseurs, mark your calendars! The Schweizer Weintage are back in Basel from the 16th to the 17th of May, promising two days of indulgence and discovery in the world of Swiss wine. Held in the vibrant city of Basel, this annual event celebrates the rich diversity and quality of Swiss wines, offering visitors the opportunity to sample a wide selection of varietals from across the country.

 

A Celebration of Swiss Wine

Switzerland may be a small country, but when it comes to wine, it punches well above its weight. With over 200 indigenous grape varieties and a range of microclimates, the Swiss wine landscape is as diverse as it is exciting. The Schweizer Weintage provide a unique platform for wine producers from all corners of Switzerland to showcase their finest offerings, from crisp Chasselas from the shores of Lake Geneva to robust Pinot Noirs from the terraced vineyards of Valais.

 

A Journey Through Swiss Terroir

Step into the Schweizer Weintage and embark on a journey through the terroirs of Switzerland. With about 25 wineries represented, each offering tastings of their best wines, there’s something to delight every palate. Explore the elegant wines of Ticino, the aromatic whites and reds of Graubünden, the bold wines of Zurich, and the typical varieties from all the other regions. Chat with passionate winemakers, learn about their craft, and discover the stories behind each bottle.

 

Beyond the Tastings

But the Schweizer Weintage are more than just tastings. Throughout the event, visitors can also participate in wine seminars, guided tastings, and food pairings, led by experts in the field. Learn about Swiss wine regions, grape varieties, and winemaking techniques, and gain a deeper appreciation for the complexity and beauty of Swiss wine.

 

A Feast for the Senses

As you wander through the halls of the Schweizer Weintage, take in the sights, sounds, and aromas of Swiss wine culture. Admire the colorful displays of bottles, the swirling of glasses, and the animated conversations between enthusiasts. Indulge in delicious Swiss cuisine, from creamy fondue to hearty raclette, perfectly paired with local wines. And don’t forget to pick up a few bottles to take home and enjoy long after the event has ended.

 

Schweizer Weintage Basel Swiss Wine Tasting

 

 

Join Us in Basel

Whether you’re a seasoned wine aficionado or simply curious to discover the flavours of Switzerland, the Schweizer Weintage in Basel offer an unforgettable experience. So mark your calendar, gather your friends, and join us for two days of celebration, discovery, and indulgence in the world of Swiss wine. Cheers to Schweizer Weintage – Prost!

 

 

This article is brought you in collaboration with Liesch Biowein: lieschbioweine.ch, @lieschbioweine, biodynamic since 1987