Learn About Robert Gilliard
Edmond Gilliard, originally from the Vaud region, founded the Valais branch of the dynasty. To his talents as a grower he soon added those of remarkable wine-maker, gifts that helped him establish the reputation of the appellations Dole des Monts and Johannisberg Brûle-Fer. From their inception in 1886, they were to bring him countless national and international honors. He was...
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Learn About Switzerland
Unlike its neighbors, Switzerland is not known as a wine nation. In fact, this neutral country makes plenty of wine, they just export less than 5% of it, keeping the rest for themselves. Vineyards do not take to the country as easily as neighboring France and Italy. Switzerland, while situated on a wine-friendly latitude, is highly elevated and most sites are just too cold to grow...
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Learn About Other White Blends
Other White Wine
While there are a slew of other white varietals out there in the world, a few more worth knowing about...
Mostly grown and drunk in the northwest part of Spain,
Rias Baixas (in Galacia),
this grape is loved by almost
all who try it. A great alternative to Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and every other white grape, Albarino is
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