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    Talking wine with Christoph Kokemoor

    “I try to describe wines not only metaphorically, but rather with all senses.“ In 1797, Napoleon Bonaparte dined at the 5 star Hotel Les Trois Rois. Rumour has it that the future Emperor of France preferred to enjoy his favourite wine, Gevrey- Chambertin, chilled. Today, this would be considered a taboo, right? How would you […]

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    Talking Wine with Champion Sommelier Marc Almert

    He is only 28, and from Cologne – a beer metropolis. In a competition with 66 strong participants from 63 countries, the likeable newcomer from Baur au Lac’s two-star Pavillon restaurant in Zurich, took the prestigious title “Best Sommelier of the World” awarded by the Association de la Sommellerie Internationale (ASI). What bottle of wine […]

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    48 Hours in St. Moritz

    ALESSIA (24) AND ALESSIO (23) ARE GRISONS’ YOUNGEST CONCIERGES. They have been working at Carlton Hotel St. Moritz for two and three years respectively. The two have put together a 48-hour itinerary for a perfect stay in their adopted Engadine home town of St. Moritz. DAY 1 IN ST. MORITZ 10:00 am – TIME FOR […]

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    48 Hours in Zermatt

    JOE PERREIRA NIGHT MANAGER CLEFS D’OR, MONT CERVIN PALACE, RECOMMENDS: DAY 1 IN ZERMATT 6:00 am – MATTERHORN WATCHING Für Frühaufsteher lohnt es sich, den Sonnenaufgang am Matterhorn zu bestaunen. Wer ein Zimmer mit Matterhornblick geniesst, der kann sich mit einem Kaffee auf den Balkon setzen und verzaubert werden. Auch von der Kirchbrücke aus, welche […]

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    24 Hours in Geneva