Ticino is the fourth largest winegrowing canton in Switzerland. Vineyards from this Italian-speaking canton have been planting grapes since the days of the Roman Empire.
Category: Swiss wine
Switzerland is a wine-producing country. One discovers that by chance visiting Geneva area. The Swiss wines are not exported, 98% of them are consumed domestically. Swiss cantons cultivate more than 240 varieties of grapes. All cantons have at least a few vineyards, but only 4 of them are responsible for two-thirds of all wine production. Among them Valais, Vaud, Geneva, and Ticino. Chasselas, Pinot Noir, Gamay, and Merlot are the kings as they represent almost 72% of the total volume.
Feb 10, 2019
Plans for summer. La Fête des Vignerons. Once in 20 years, in a city of Vevey Swiss wine producers gather together to praise their work during a special event.
Jan 17, 2019
The Canton of Vaud is the second largest wine producing canton in Switzerland. It is a home to more than 450 wine makers (vignerons in French), and almost 4,000 hectares of vineyards that extend from Geneva to Montreux.
Aug 7, 2018
Cantons of Valais, Vaud, and Geneva, produce about 70% of the total wine volume in Switzerland. Discover more.
Jul 31, 2018
The Swiss cantons cultivate around 240 grape varieties, but Chasselas, Pinot Noir, Gamay, and Merlot are the kings as they represent almost 72% of the total volume.
SUISSEPIC had a chance to ride, hike, and walk across vineyard Switzerland, and we are now ready to share our experience.