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HumagneRouge

Humagne Rouge (Cornalin d'Aoste)

Humagne Rouge is a high quality indigenous red grape grown in Valais.

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Petite Arvine

The white Petite Arvine is one of the varieties that makes the Valais so very interesting.

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Cornalin (Rouge du Pays)

Cornalin, originally named Rouge du Pays, was once the dominant red grape variety in Valais.

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Humagne Blanche

Humagne Blanche is delicate, with aromas of white blossoms and notes of honey and resin.

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Rèze

The Rèze is one of the oldest white grape varieties still grown in the Valais region of Switzerland.

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Himbertscha

Himbertscha wines typically have aromas of spring herbs, wild garlic, dandelion, hazlenuts and lemons.

Amigne

Amigne

Nearly all the world’s Amigne is grown around the village of Vétroz in Valais, Switzerland. 

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Gwäss

Gwäss is important as the ancestor of many modern French and German wine varieties. 

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Lafnetscha

This is a very rare grape indeed and is only found in the Haut-Valais region of Switzerland. 

Roter Traminer

Roter Traminer has low acidity and literally does smell (and taste) of roses along with dried fruit.

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Frühroter Veltliner

Frühroter Veltliner is a fruity wine with a bit of spice and hints of almonds when made into Eiswein.

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Zierfandler

Austrian Zierfandler wines are golden yellow, and have a fruity bouquet and good acidity. 

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Rotgipfler

As well as sweet and dry wines from Gumpoldskirchen we also have a couple of wines from Wagram.

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Eyholzer Roter (Hibou)

Eyholzer Roter wine is a medium red, with a nose of mountain violets and raspberries. 

Plantscher

Plantscher

Plantscher is a very rare grape despite having an impressive and much admired offspring.

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Mondeuse Noire

Dark, intense, a touch wild and yet well balanced.

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Mondeuse Blanche

Mondeuse Blanche wines are typically made in the fresh, dry style, typical of Savoie.

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Persan

Wild and wonderful reds from the french Alps

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Blauer Wildbacher

A supremely fresh red variety used mostly for rosé.

Winemakers
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Domaine des Muses

"I love all my wines with equal passion, which I think is one of the reasons I have won awards."

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Chanton Weine

Creative, courageous and extraordinarily talented, Chantons have grown grapes since 1944.

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Gregor Kuonen et Fils

Love of wine and the desire for absolute quality are features that distinguish the Kuonens.

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Marie-Thérèse Chappaz

Marie-Thérèse Chappaz’s Petite Arvines are outstanding due to minerality and their capacity for ageing.

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Donatsch

The winery and restaurant Donatsch is perhaps one of the most famous in Eastern Switzerland.

Wines
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Switzerland
White

If you like to try rare grapes, here is one of the rarest!
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Switzerland
White

Rescued in 1984 this is a dry Alpine white
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Switzerland
White

Plantscher is a descendent of Furmint. This is an aromatic wine mostly enjoyed with cheese.
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Switzerland
White

The casanova grape
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Switzerland
White

A stunning sweet. 2011.
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Switzerland
White

Discover one of the best Amigne.
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Switzerland
Red

A surprising Alpine red, pale, fruity but also surprisingly, err, animal
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France
White

A rarity from the French Alps - and Syrah's parent. Go figure! Exotic in flavour & very dry. Now Ma…
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France
Red

The wild red of the french Alps, tamed a little
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Austria
White

A unique blend from Thermenregion, as rare and interesting as it gets
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Austria
White

A fascinatingly aromatic Beerenauslese from the regional grape variety Zierfandler.
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Austria
White

Mature dry Spätrot Rotgipfler
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Switzerland
Red

One of the world's most unusual and rare wines.

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