Ep. 63. / Donatsch puts Swiss wine on the top of the World
My first encounter with the Donatsch wines was in April 2022 in a masterclass, and I was deeply touched. Martin is a truly honest guy who makes mesmerising Pinots, Chardonnays and Completer in Mali s, Graubünden, Switzerland. He not only wants his own wines to be enjoyed by people who can appreciate great wine made in his exceptional region, but he is also eager to make Swiss wines more known and recognised all around the world. Martin talked about the history of their 125 years old winery, his beautiful terroir, why almost no Swiss wines leave the country and his philosophy behind the (self-made) labels.
0:55 - Swiss market and why you can’t find any Swiss wine in your country?
6:55 - How Burgundy influenced the modern Donatsch craze
16:40 - Mood of Graubünden
30:35 - Completer for the future!
44:00 - Martin’s idea of a great wine
53:15 - Introduction to Swiss wine country
Guest: Martin Donatsch | Donatsch Winery
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