Tag: Ticino

Roasting chestnuts in Ascona

Ascona, Switzerland celebrates the chestnut

I love one-trick food festivals. They bring out my penchant for taking a single food ingredient to levels I would never envision on my...

Surprising Ticino Merlot

It sometimes surprises visitors that Switzerland produces wine at all. Swiss wine is produced in luxuriously small quantities, and just 2% of the wine...
Zincarlin della Valle di Muggia

Zincarlin della Valle di Muggio: a little cheese with a big job

Made by a single producer, in just one cellar in Switzerland’s southernmost valley, and aged under the cooling breath of Monte Generoso—mature Zincarlin is...
Autumn color under blue skies, Ticino, Switzerland

Through the lens: Valle di Muggio, Ticino

When leaves have already dropped elsewhere in Switzerland’s mountain regions, it is time to head south—as far south as you can go without leaving...
Ascona's promenade along Lago Maggiore

Five reasons to visit Ascona, Switzerland in autumn

Two of Switzerland's finest festivals take place not on a mountain, but at 196 meters above sea level—in lovely Ascona, on Lago Maggiore. Settimane Musicali...
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