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
A French grape variety from the Côtes-du-Rhône, Marsanne (known as Ermitage in Valais) was first planted in Valais in the 19th century.
Its grapes produce rich wines with aromas of red fruit, vinified both as dry and dessert wine.A little secret about Marsanne: a bold variety that is not afraid to grow in dry, infertile soil.
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