Wine from Graubünden

Bündner Herrschaft

Pontresina: Engadin - St - Moritz - Eiskletter - Schlucht

Pontresina: Engadin - St - Moritz - Eiskletter - Schlucht

Pontresina: Hotel - Walther

Pontresina: Hotel - Walther

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza - Piz - Palü

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza - Piz - Palü

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza - II

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza - II

Pontresina: Alp - Languard

Pontresina: Alp - Languard

Pontresina: Engadin - St - Moritz - Ausblick - Restaurant - Languard

Pontresina: Engadin - St - Moritz - Ausblick - Restaurant - Languard

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza I

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza I

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza - III

Berninahäuser: Diavolezza - III

Pontresina: Hotel - Walther

Pontresina: Hotel - Walther

Berninahäuser: Engadin - St - Moritz - Piz - Palü - und - Bernina

Berninahäuser: Engadin - St - Moritz - Piz - Palü - und - Bernina

Pontresina: Engadin - St - Moritz - Hotel - Saratz

Pontresina: Engadin - St - Moritz - Hotel - Saratz

Pontresina: Grand - Hotel - Kronenhof

Pontresina: Grand - Hotel - Kronenhof

Berninahäuser: Engadin - St - Moritz - Diavolezza - Pontresina - Graubünden - Schweiz

Berninahäuser: Engadin - St - Moritz - Diavolezza - Pontresina - Graubünden - Schweiz

Morteratsch: Camping - Plauns - Pontresina

Morteratsch: Camping - Plauns - Pontresina

Bergün

Bergün

Bergün: Bahnhof

Bergün: Bahnhof

Bergün: Blick auf das Dorf und die Albulalinie

Bergün: Blick auf das Dorf und die Albulalinie

Bergün: Dorf

Bergün: Dorf

Spinas: Trais Fluors

Spinas: Trais Fluors

Muottas Muragl

Muottas Muragl

Samedan: Flughafen - Oberengadin - Richtung - Ost

Samedan: Flughafen - Oberengadin - Richtung - Ost

Samedan: Flughafen - Oberengadin - Richtung - West

Samedan: Flughafen - Oberengadin - Richtung - West

Samedan

Samedan

Lenz: Biathlon Arena Lenzerheide AG

Lenz: Biathlon Arena Lenzerheide AG

Stürvis: Stierva

Stürvis: Stierva

Filisur: Bahnhof

Filisur: Bahnhof

Miralago › Nord: Lago di Poschiavo - Piz Varuna

Miralago › Nord: Lago di Poschiavo - Piz Varuna

Brusio: Kreisviadukt

Brusio: Kreisviadukt

Le Prese: Le - Prese - GR

Le Prese: Le - Prese - GR

Baldegg: im - Luzerner - Seetal - Seesicht - Switzerland

Baldegg: im - Luzerner - Seetal - Seesicht - Switzerland

Bernina Hospiz: Passo - Bernina

Bernina Hospiz: Passo - Bernina

Bernina Hospiz: Passo - del - Bernina

Bernina Hospiz: Passo - del - Bernina

Even the Romans loved the wine from the Bündner Herrschaft (Graubünden’s Rhine Valley). The sought-after, characteristic Pinot Noir, however, did not become endemic until the beginning of the 17th century.

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The young mercenaries and farmers’ sons from Graubünden brought the Pinot Noir shoots from Burgundy to the Bündner Herrschaft, the most northern part of Graubünden, in around 1630. The clever “Bündner” inhabitants were quick to realize that the Pinot Noir vine thrived in the region’s special climate and on the slatey soil. Within seven years, ninety percent of the vines had been replaced by the Pinot Noir.
“Switzerland’s Burgundy” stretches along the Rhine from Bonaduz to Fläsch. The mild climate, the foehn wind and the lime-rich soil are ideal for the vines – and evidently perfect for the typical Pinot Noir vine.

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