Art and Wine

Art and Wine

The name of Cantina La Minerva is usually mentioned in the same breath as that of its versatile director, the oenologist Lorenzo Mina. He is active in various fields and is as successful in producing wine as he is as a painter.

Cheese factory in the monastery of Engelberg

Unique cheese factory in Engelberg: The shape of the soft cheese made in the first Swiss cheese factory located in a monastery is hand crafted.

First Swiss cheese factory located in a monastery.

Show bakery Zollbrück

A visit to this Emmental bakery is fascinating as well as delicious. From a gallery you can watch the bakers making bread, pastries and chocolates before tasting their creations for yourself. The generous Sunday morning breakfast buffet is the perfect prelude to a hike either along the river Emme, or through the delightfully hilly countryside of the Emmental.

Heida Village and Europe's Highest Vineyard

The pearl of the Alpine wines comes from Europe's highest vineyard. The vineyard terraces lie close to each other in rows on the southern slope, below the Heida village of Visperterminen. The Valais sun ripens the special grapes that yield a special wine.

The pearl of the Alpine wines comes from Europe's highest vineyard. The vineyard terraces lie close to each other in rows on the southern slope, below the Heida village of Visperterminen. The Valais sun ripens the special grapes that yield a special wine.