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.
Genuine Valais raw milk cheese is produced with great care from traditional recipes.
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 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.