Tasting 3000 Burgundy Wines at the Fête des Grand Vins 2012
Dining

Burgundy – People with a Passion for Wine

Posted April 11, 2016 by Rudi Goldman

An extraordinary story about people who are passionate about wine. This “not to be missed” video gives wine lovers, food and travel buffs an intimate peek into the people and happenings during the oldest and most traditional of the Burgundy wine celebrations, Les Trois Glorieuses.

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Europe

Escape to another Century: Centovalli, Switzerland

Posted February 13, 2012 by IMPress Archives

Situated at the base of the Simplon Pass in the Swiss Canton of Valais is the small town of Brig which dates back to the Bronze Age. Here is the perfect departure point for many adventures around alpine Switzerland as well as into Italy. My Bernoise friend arrived about the same time as my train […]

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Cameras

Photokina’s Star-Fujifilm GFX 50S Mirrorless

Posted October 4, 2016 by Dominique Schreckling

Fujifilm GFX 50S Mirrorless Medium Format Camera As a working photographer and staff member of International Press Association and IMPress Magazine, I was looking forward to this year’s Photokina and a first look at the new Fujifilm GFX 50S. Walking the floor of the show I didn’t see as many new product introductions or announcements […]

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Culture & Art

Paris in December Through The Lens Of The Monaco Reporter

Posted January 29, 2014 by Celina Lafuente de Lavotha

We had a busy agenda in Paris last December, what with a film shooting at the Grand Palais, renewing my passport at the Argentine Embassy, paying a visit to the newly appointed Mexican Ambassador to France and Monaco, all the while enjoying walking around the legendary City of Lights. We woke up to a glorious sunrise […]

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Europe

Matterhorn Ultraks SkiTouring (20th April 2013)

Posted December 8, 2012 by pressrelease

The Matterhorn Ultraks ski touring races will now be held in April in Zermatt every second year. The first time in April 2013. With routes for men, women, juniors and elite athletes of 20, 30 and 36 km in length, with differences in height of up to plus 2,900 and minus 3,900 m and with a total length of 90 kilometres. Routes for children (aged 8 to 14).

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Auto Racing

Golden Era Of Historic Sports Car Racing-Group C

Posted February 10, 2015 by Marcel Hundscheid

As I have already described in my previous articles, historic motorsports is hot, throughout the world. One of the greatest championships in history was the legendary Group C category. In this article we would like to give readers a taste of the history, development and cars featured in the golden era of sports car racing, […]

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Auto Racing

Historic Racing in Europe / Oldtimer Grand Prix 2013

Posted December 24, 2013 by Marcel Hundscheid

As mentioned in an article I’ve published earlier on IPA historic racing is very popular nowadays. In Europe four big events lighten up the yearly historic motorsports calendar. Amongst them is the legendary Oldtimer Grand Prix, held on the Nürburgring. More than 53.000 spectators found their way to the Nürburgring where the Automobilclub von Deutschland […]

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Europe

36th International Balloon Festival of Château-d’Oex already history

Posted February 2, 2014 by pressrelease

The 36th International Balloon Festival took place from January 25 through February 2nd, 2014. It came to an end on an immaculate white day, due to snowfall. More than 18,000 delighted spectators attended the Festival this year in a friendly ambiance, with good weather during the week. The Festival’s organizers are satisfied, in spite of unreliable weather that thwarted the weekend programs.

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Europe

34th International Balloon Festival Château-d’Oex

Posted February 9, 2012 by Dominique Schreckling

This year’s edition of the International Balloon Festival of Château-d’Oex marked the return of the David Niven Cup. On February 10, 1979, the famous “Around the World in 80 Days” actor, David Niven, launched the first edition of the festival and endowed the long-distance flight competition with a trophy.

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