Aagne, which means "Own" in the dialect of the region, is a family business where several generations share their knowledge of the vine. Two family members, Stephan and Nadine Gysel, were recognized as "Winemaker of the Year 2009" by the Swiss Wine Grand Prize.
The Bachtobel estate, cellars and castle are in the family of Johannes Meier since 1784. The wine tradition of the region is ancient, as prooven by two presses from 1584 and 1729. Pinot noir is the main cultivated grape it represents 80% of the vines and comes in 4 different wines. The estate practices an eco-friendly viticulture. For years it …
Osterfingen (Wilchingen) SH - Schaffhausen, German Swiss
Meyer , Michael & Arianne
Meyer , Michael
The head of this ancient estate, Michael Meyer, is a chef as well as a wine-grower. So it is no surprise that the estate is equally famous for its restaurant and its wines. Wearing both hats, the chef and wine-grower selects the perfect wines for his menus. His speciality wines are Pinot Blanc and Pinot Noir. He is also the co-founder of the two …
In magnificent isolation, the Schaffhausen area of Klettgau with its undulating vineyards is a true wine-growing paradise. Sheltered from the rains of the Black Forest, Pinot Noir is the main variety grown here. There are not many grower-producers here and the Baumann estate in Oberhallau is one of its finest. The wines of this estate are full of …
After graduating as winemaker and further training in Changins (VD) as cellar master, Mathias gained further experience at the Pircher winery in Eglisau. He passionately worked at his own wine designs which resulted in a varied wine collection with style and rarities.
He finally established himself in 2015 and moved to the Hangartner cellar …
The Bovel estate is located in the town of Fläsch in the Graubunden. The soils at the foot of the mountain and the relatively mild climate that prevails is conducive to viticulture.
Since the creation of the estate, the family Bovel consistently produced quality wines that are often rewarded. While technology has found its place in the cellar, …
Guido Brivio’s story began at the end of the 1980s when he acquired “Fratelli Valli di Stabio” with the help of his mother and uncle after finishing his oenology studies in France. At that time, “Fratelli Valli” imported wine from abroad and produced around 5,000 bottles of Ticinese wine, too small a quantity to allow for new markets. Guido …
Since 2002, Michael Broger produces wine in Ottoberg in the Thurgau countryside. The architecture of the winery, the creative labels, the elegant wines and the careful way of growing the vines are thoughtful and reflect the perfectionism of the young winemaker. Its grape varieties are mainly Pinot noir, and Müller-Thurgau. In a short time the …
Willi knows every vine, its strengths and pitfalls. He brings out the best, according to his motto: at the origin of an exceptional wine are the excellent vineyards. Christine is everywhere: in the vineyard, in the cellar, in the tasting room and the office, where they organize aperitifs and tastings. Michael is responsible from the vinification …
Colombier - Neuchâtel (lake Neuchâtel), Three lakes
Burgat, Valérie et Louis-Philippe
Located on the heights of Colombier, the estate is lost in the vineyards where life is punctuated by the seasons. The vine growers are very concerned about the nature and the potential impact of culture on the environment, therefore they let the grass grow between the lines to promote life on the otherwise dry and limestone soils.
The estate …
In 1972, the family Davaz planted the first vines in the newly acquired vineyard in the scenic landscape between Fläsch and Maienfeld. Two years later they sold their first wines which quickly met a now loyal clientele. Today the children have inheritated the passion from their parents.
Christian Dugon’s estate is located in the north of canton de Vaud. Thanks to the winemaker’s efforts his appelation is now followed closely by many wine lovers. He is very demanding and pays attention to the quality of his work, the limited yields, the respect for nature. Always at the avant-garde, he tries new varieties in collaboration with …
Gialdi Vini was founded in 1953 by Guglielmo Gialdi. Today, his son, Feliciano, heads up the company. Originally established as a wine merchant, the firm underwent a major transformation in 1984 when Feliciano acquired wine operations in the lower Leventina and began producing Ticino wines. Thanks to Gialdi Vini’s substantial and ongoing …
The winemaker succesfully lead the transformation of his estate from agriculture to viticulture. While he produces wonderful Pinot Noir he is also nicknamed the king of whites for his great white wines.
Jauslin Wine is a family winery located in the Basel countryside. It has been exploited for several generations. The estate wines are often rewarded and get prestigious titles in international contests. This success is due to the patience and passion that drive the Jauslin team and the meticulous care at every stage of the creation of a wine.
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