The Mendrisiotto Wine Route

The Mendrisiotto Wine Route

This route leads through Mendrisiotto, a traditional wine-growing region with an abundance of testimonies to history and art, sited amidst an impressive landscape.

Glacier Wine - The “Sherry“ of Valais

Glacier Wine - The “Sherry“ of Valais

Glacier wine has originated in the Val d´Anniviers, a valley south of Sierre/Siders. The traditional blending method consisted in earlier times of 90% Rèze wine and 10% Humagne Blanc, Ermitage, Petite Arvine and Malvoisie.

Gourmet path in the Montreux-Vevey region

Why not savour a taste of the culinary specialities of the Montreux-Vevey region as well as the sights? On commencing the excursion in Vevey, climb aboard the train direction Pléiades and enjoy a cheese slice as a first if you like. The hike to follow leads along the Pleiades ridge to the Lac-des Joncs lake, where you can now appease physical effort with small cold meats and cheese platter. Last leg of this tasteful hike is the downhill descent to Les Paccots, where a delicious meringue with whipped cream further sweetens a day well spent.