Monthly Archives: January 2018

Saint Moritz, The Engadine Pearl

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St Moritz, city, palaces, lake and mountains.

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Swiss Engadine character and identity.

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Unforgettable architecture.

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Tradition.

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Inspiring ski resort.

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What else ?

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Saint Moritz Snow Polo 2018

The 25th January and during 4 days, the Swiss Engadine city organised the traditional international snow polo event.

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45cm of ice on the lake to host the competitors and the enjoyed public.

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Epic fights for the ball.

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Horses are well prepared for the several direction changes.

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Ms. Melissa Ganzi, the touch of elegance.

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Surrounded by the mountains.

Bern, In The Heart of Switzerland

The Swiss political capital city reveals the deep character of a country where traditions are well mixed with modernity.

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Cathedral and old town are surrounded by the Aare river.

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Calm and tranquility, two well known Swiss specialties.

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Everyone can reach all major cities and ski resorts by train within two hours maximum.

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The Federal Palace, home of the National Council.

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Elysian fields.

Bordeaux Vineyards Resisted To The Storms

The december 2017 storms and the following ones at the beginning of 2018 didn’t hurt the Bordelais vineyards. They made them stronger which is good for the vintage.

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Winemakers at work.

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Château Margaux.

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Libournais vineyards.

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Château d’Yquem in Sauternes area.

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Saint-Emilion.

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Ready to grow.

Burgundy Ready To Deliver 2018 Grands Crus

Every vintage starts in winter when the vine gets its strength by diving deep into the ground to survive to the harsh conditions.

Grands Crus around the corner.

Montrachet vineyards.

Lunch-time for the Romanée-Conti Domain winemakers.

Clos de Vougeot.

Gevrey-Chambertin.

The Patriarche wine cellar in Beaune.

Typical historical shelter in Chambertin Clos de Bèze vineyards.

 

Montreux, The Swiss Riviera

Palaces, Leman lake, Alpine mountains, what do you need more to establish your winter basecamp in Montreux ?

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Château de Chillon.

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Building with terrace and lake view.

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Montreux Palace.

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Jazz Festival musicians Hall of Fame.

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Dents du Midi and Leman lake.