Wine with Dinner/Randomly Chosen in September

Aligote, Lully 2014, Domaine des Curiades, Geneva: Pale, shimmery, white gold color. Brisk, fresh nose of stone and citrus. Lacks the body and sheer nerve of Bourgogne but also the sometimes unappetizing and overwhelming acidity. Along the lines of an Alto Adige pinot bianco. An interesting example of this variety from a well-thought-of property. Chardonnay, […]

Kräftskiva: Crayfish the Swedish Way

Geneva is the quintessential international city, so when Veronica suggested we get around to hosting her annual Swedish crayfish party (Kräftskiva) I asked about the guests and where they come from. Among the potential invitees were Swedes of course, but also Brits, French, Germans, Americans and Swiss. I thought to myself “what a nice representation […]