Cave de la Côte - Uvavins is Vaud’s largest cooperative dating back to 1929. Today it has 400 growers who together cultivates 415 hectares of vines. Lead oenologist Roberto Banto of Chilean origins oversee 200 wines.
The top collection « Le Vin Vivant de Bernard Ravet » results from a collaboration between Roberto Banto and Bernard Ravet, one of Switzerland top 5 Chefs, running L’Ermitage in Vufflens-le-Château rated 19.20 at Gault & Millau for the last 20 years.
Since the 17th century the family de Montmollin, through various family businesses, continues the tradition of grape growing and sale of fine wines.
Domaine de Montmollin was established in 1937 in the medieval town of Auvernier, on the North bank of Lake Neuchâtel. The vineyards enjoy South-South West exposure allowing for the ideal amount of sunshine. The vines are always pruned using the Guyot method, with cultivation at mid-hight. These magnificent estates contribute significantly to the reputation of the vineyard and to Neuchâtel wines.
Domaine des Balisiers was named after a tropical flower whose scent is found in the notes of the local terroir wines. The team does not compromise on quality. Only wine from grapes grown organically is vinified on the Estate and the entire harvest is bottled at the property. Each grape variety is grown on the land that suits him best. The vineyards are mainly located on the right bank of the Rhone, in the Mandement area and around the winery in Peney. However, a few acres are planted on the left bank of the Rhone in Plan-les-Ouates and near the Castle of Sierne in Veyrier.
Certified Demeter and BioSuisse.
Robert Taramarcaz craft his wines as an artist. He finds his inspiration in music and plays - hence the domaine name!
All his wines render on such finesse and elegance.
Robert was listed in Robert Parker's Best of 2012 for ALL his wines which is quite exceptional for a winemaker.
Pioneer in the elaboration of gastronomy wines along with his friend Frédy Girardet, Top 1 Swiss Chef of all times (also titled Chef of the Century by Gault Millau along with Paul Bocuse and Joël Robuchon).
Raymond is an innovator that works very closely with the nature. He moved the domain to biodynamic winemaking in year 2000. Exigency, rigor and precision are his keywords.
Gérald Clavien - Cave les Deux Crêtes is a top boutique winery delivering 98% of its production to gastronomy restaurants, five star hotels and palaces. Gérald Clavien worked as a Top Chef in Michelin rated restaurants in Europe and in the US before taking over the family business in the early 80’s. As a fine gastronome, his wines are made to be appreciated with modern fine food.
For more than one hundred years the Dutruy family has grown wine in the village of Founex where they established the estate of “la Treille”. Today the Dutruy brothers manage all the wines produced from different grape varieties of two estates: the family estate in Founex and the estate of “la Doye” in Coppet. The Dutruy wines have won multiple awards, in particular they have created a range of exceptional wines called "Les Romaines” (the Romans). These wines are produced from a selection of grapes from the best vineyards.
Schlossgut Bachtobel estate has been family-owned since 1784 and comprises a unique and precious blend of historic buildings, forest, vineyard and meadows. Vines have been grown here for eight generations, and it is thanks to the family’s constant striving for the highest possible quality that Bachtobel wines have achieved the leading position that they enjoy today.
TOM LITWAN is one of Switzerland rising star. Tom lived in Burgundy where he fall in love with the wines before learning the local winemaking techniques that are now bringing him fame back home in Switzerland.
Talheim Pinot Noir Chafole was awarded Wine of the Year by Schweizerische Weinzeitung back in January.
Electus - Crafted during about 10 years in secret by 4 oenologists that shared a dream to show that Switzerland can make a Grand Vin that plays along with the best BORDEAUX, SUPER-TUSCANS (Solaia, Sassicaia) and other cult wines (Almaviva, Dominus, Opus One, etc.).