The highest vineyards in Europe

Surrounded by Switzerland’s highest mountains, the vineyards of Visperterminen flourish at altitudes of up to 1,150 metres – higher than anywhere else in Europe. Among the grape varieties cultivated here is the rare Heida, which grows well at these heights. Visits to the cellars and vineyards are... more

Chillon

Heida Village and Europe's Highest...

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,... more

Heida Village and Europe's Highest Vineyard

The highest vineyards in Europe

Surrounded by Switzerland’s highest mountains, the vineyards of Visperterminen flourish at altitudes of up to 1,150 metres – higher than anywhere else in Europe. Among the grape varieties cultivated here is the rare Heida, which grows well at these heights. Visits to the cellars and vineyards are possible, along with wine tastings; reservations recommended.

The highest vineyards in Europe, Visperterminen

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.