Saanenland Scores in Cheese Awards

Mon, 25. Sep. 2017

This year’s Bernese Alpkäsemeisterschaft—the 19th annual Bernese Alpine Cheese Championship —in Grindelwald brought top honours for local dairy farmers. A number of cheese producers from the Saanenland were present with their products last weekend, all vying for a cheese award.


A Day in the Life of an Ibex

Fri, 22. Sep. 2017

This photo series was taken by reader Helmut Gehlken, who observed the herd in August in Martis-Täli on a sunny day. He notes that the rocky wilderness near the SAC Diablerets hut is an ideal terrain for the animals. 

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Gstaad Palace Prepares for Gildo's Goodbye

Gildo Bocchini, the gourmet voice of the Gstaad Palace for 49 years, is finally hanging up his apron. Bocchini was a tour de force in the Saanenland, beloved by guests and hotel staff alike. The Cesena, Italy, native will retire at the end of this summer season. Stepping in to fill his shoes is successor Andrea Buschini.