Vevey


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Vevey

(vəvā`), town (1990 pop. 15,968), Vaud canton, W Switzerland, on the Lake of Geneva. It is a popular tourist resort. Various goods are manufactured, including chocolate, leather goods, and wood products. It is the site of a major wine festival.
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At the little town of Vevey, in Switzerland, there is a particularly comfortable hotel.
In Geneva, as he had been perfectly aware, a young man was not at liberty to speak to a young unmarried lady except under certain rarely occurring conditions; but here at Vevey, what conditions could be better than these?-- a pretty American girl coming and standing in front of you in a garden.
Her nephew, who had come up to Vevey expressly to see her, was therefore more attentive than those who, as she said, were nearer to her.
Winterbourne took a carriage, and they drove back to Vevey in the dusk; the young girl was very quiet.
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The town of Vevey has kicked off the 12th 'Fete des Vignerons,' or Winemakers Festival, the latest installment in a centuries-old tradition of celebrating vineyard workers-which nowadays takes place only once a generation.
o M k Catch it while you can: Vevey's Fete de Vignerons - Switzerland from PS1,289 pp with Kirker Founded in 1797 to reward the best local winegrowers and labourers, Vevey's Fete de Vignerons is recognised by UNESCO for its cultural significance.
The destinations include: 1 The High Tatra Mountains in Slovakia 2 The Spanish capital Madrid 3 Arctic Coast Way, Iceland 4 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5 The Italian city of Bari 6 Shetland, Scotland 7 Lyon, France 8 Liechtenstein 9 The town of Vevey in Switzerland, and 10 Istria in Croatia.
Bloomberg mentioned that the Switzerland based Vevey is emerging from a seven-year spell of slow growth which is owed to health-conscious consumers switching from mainstream labels to niche brands.
Having been caught on the back foot as health-conscious consumers switched from mainstream labels to niche brands, the Vevey, Switzerland-based company is just emerging from a seven-year spell of slowing growth.
1991: Graham Greene, one of Britain's leading novelists for more than 30 years, died at Vevey, Switzerland, aged 86.
The airline said the special livery honors and highlight's this summer's Fete des Vignerons festival in Vevey in Western Switzerland.