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Valais

Central Valais
Lower Valais
Upper Valais
Producers identified: 
600
The vineyards of Valais account for a third of the total wine-production in Switzerland. They extend over a hundred kilometres along the river Rhône. Their well-exposed slopes stretch from the east village of Salquenen to the western city of Martigny. The vineyards sometimes deeply penetrate the lateral valleys; such is the case of Visperterminen …
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Vaud

Chablais
La Côte
Lausanne
Lavaux
Nord Vaudois
Riviera
Vully (VD)
Producers identified: 
460
The Vaud wine country is divided into four main areas. La Côte stretches out in the western part of the basin of the Lake of Geneva between Morges and Nyon. The Lavaux region, extending from Lausanne to Vevey-Montreux, encompasses the canton's most famous vineyard, the Dézaley. Its terraces cling to the abrupt slopes between Epesses and St …

Geneva

Between Arve and Rhône
Geneva
Left bank (Arve - Lac)
Right bank (Mandement)
Unused
Producers identified: 
170
Geneva is Switzerland's third wine-producing canton and it has the country's stronger wine-making density. The hills around the western end of the Lake of Geneva favour a very diverse production and allow the use of the most modern wine-producing techniques. Although the Chasselas still dominates the white vines, Geneva's winegrowers have won …

Three lakes

Bern (lake of Bienne)
Fribourg (Vully)
Neuchâtel (between the lakes)
Neuchâtel (lake Neuchâtel)
Producers identified: 
110
The vineyards located on the banks of Lake Neuchâtel account for the largest part of the production in this region. The vineyards stretch along the lake from Vaumarcus in the south to Cressier in the north. The other wines from the region (issued for the most part from the Chasselas and the Pinot Noir grapes) come from the vineyards bordering the …

German Swiss

Aargau
Basel
Bern (city)
Graubünden
Lucerne
Saint Gallen
Schaffhausen
Thurgau
Zurich
other
Producers identified: 
310
Oriental Switzerland is the whole of the 17 wine-producing cantons from the German-speaking part of Switzerland. Its vineyards fall into three areas: the western region with Basel and the canton of Aargau; the central region with Zurich, Schaffhausen and the canton of Thurgau; and the eastern region with the cantons of Graubünden and St. …

Ticino

Mesolcina (GR)
Sopraceneri (North)
Sottoceneri (South)
Producers identified: 
130
On the south side of the Alps, the Italian-speaking Ticino enjoys a sunny climate that is influenced by the Mediterranean Sea. The Monte Ceneri divides Ticino into two zones: the Sopraceneri (Bellinzona) in the north, where one can still see vines growing on pergolas, and the Sottoceneri (Lugano) in the south. Traditionally, Ticino's vineyards …

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