The Swiss Don’t Miss, The Wines of Switzerland

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If I mention Switzerland, you’re apt to picture skiing the Alps, hot cocoa served by a pig-tailed young lass, or that goofy Ricola commercial. What you don’t think about is Swiss wine. Pause. Do a double take: Swiss…what? Yes, the Swiss have made wine since the Romans showed up, though less than two percent of it is ever exported. The Swiss consume almost all of their own wine, so to find this coveted substance, one needs to find Switzerland—which just so happens to be one of my favorite countries to visit.

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