Making cheese in Ticino

Making cheese in Ticino

A bit of Ticino to take home with you! At the Gottardo dairy in Airolo, guests can use the wonderful milk produced by cows in the San Gottardo region to make their own cheese. An experienced cheese maker tells them what to do and after each...more

Ticino

Ticino

All of Ticino’s eight districts grow wine. The Ticinese vineyards benefit from region’s mild climate that is almost Mediterranean in character.
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Three-Lake-Country

Three-Lake-Country

Like the vineyards in many other wine-growing regions, those in the...more

Geneva

Geneva

The first wine was grown in Geneva over 2,000 years ago. Since that time...more

Making cheese in Ticino

A bit of Ticino to take home with you! At the Gottardo dairy in Airolo, guests can use the wonderful milk produced by cows in the San Gottardo region to make their own cheese. An experienced cheese maker tells them what to do and after each freshly made cheese has aged sufficiently to produce a fine mature cheese, it is sent back home to the one who made it as a reminder of an unforgettable holiday in Ticino.

The Gotthard Exhibition Cheese Dairy also features a restaurant and a store.

Ticino

All of Ticino’s eight districts grow wine. The Ticinese vineyards benefit from region’s mild climate that is almost Mediterranean in character.

All of Ticino’s eight districts grow wine. The Ticinese vineyards benefit from region’s mild climate that is almost Mediterranean in character.

Three-Lake-Country

Like the vineyards in many other wine-growing regions, those in the Three-Lake-Country have experienced their ups and downs. The wine growing area reached the point at which the largest expanse of land was planted with vineyards in the middle of the 17th century, most likely due to the increased demand during the Thirty Years War.

Like the vineyards in many other wine-growing regions, those in the Three-Lake-Country have experienced their ups and downs. The wine growing area reached the point at which the largest expanse of land was planted with vineyards in the middle of the 17th century, most likely due to the increased demand during the Thirty Years War.

Geneva

The first wine was grown in Geneva over 2,000 years ago. Since that time viticulture has flourished uninterruptedly in Switzerland’s southwestern corner. Winegrowing has first been documented in the year 912 A.D.

The first wine was grown in Geneva over 2,000 years ago. Since that time viticulture has flourished uninterruptedly in Switzerland’s southwestern corner. Winegrowing has first been documented in the year 912 A.D.