Did you know that there is a type of vine in Austria’s Burgenland region that should be banned again by the European Union in 2030? We are talking about old grape varieties. Some examples are Ripatella, Concord, Delaware, and Elvira. And no, these are not the names of places or women. These varieties are very rare… Continue reading Uhudler

Valais Cholera

If you’re thinking of a serious illness, you’re wrong. Cholera from the Canton of Valais in Switzerland is anything but dangerous. But why is this delicious dish called Cholera? There are many stories surrounding the name. But it is most likely that the name comes from the 19th century when the Valais was struck by… Continue reading Valais Cholera