It's harvest time - Swiss Wine Valais - ValaisTake part in the first "grape harvest open day" in Valais! > more 23September
Rallying the 5 senses - Christelle Besse - Nouvo Bourg, SaillonA wine and food tasting event that puts all 5 senses on the map, organised by Christelle Besse. > more
Swiss wine tourism awards: Valais steals the limelight!During the Rencontres suisses de l'œnotourisme [Swiss wine tourism congress], several projects from Valais won awards, including Vinum Montis. > more
Les Celliers de Sion: Les aventuriers du cep de vigne (Vine stock quest)Enjoy this outdoor adventure, walking through Sion's magnificent vineyards in search of the highly-prized special vine stock. > more
Although its original purpose was to colour wines, particularly for certain blends, Diolinoir rapidly convinced the Valaiswinemakers to vinify it on its own.
Diolinoir has a very deep colour, with cherry notes and a relatively tannic character.A little secret about Diolinoir: it is one of very few varieties with such a dark colour.
Diolinoir is a grape variety that derives from research and was invented in Switzerland in 1970.