la Cave de la Côte à Tolochenaz (Vaud) got a title of the best wine producer in Switzerland.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cantons of Valais, Vaud, and Geneva, produce about 70% of the total wine volume in Switzerland. Discover more.
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.