Switzerland's Surprising Wines

Long sheltered from competition, the Alpine nation's wines are now improving in quality
Per-Henrik Mansson
Issue: December 31, 2001

The vigneron spoke French, and the underground cellar, with its Burgundy-sized oak barrels and stainless steel tanks, looked typically French. But the white wine poured by Axel Maye tasted like nothing made in France.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 31, 2001.

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