Upper Valais

From the Raspille river to the source of the Rhône

Once you reach Salgesch, you are in the German-speaking region of Valais. Upper Valais is home to the source of the Rhône and many of the canton’s treasures.

Salgesch – Valais Wine and Vine Museum and its permanent exhibition

Leuk – Switzerland’s oldest vine: a Cornalin planted in 1798

Visperterminen – The highest vineyard in Europe at 1,150 metres in altitude

  • Salquenen
  • Varen
  • Leuk-Susten
  • Turtmann
  • Gampel
  • St. German
  • Raron
  • Visp
  • Visperterminen
  • Stalden
  • Naters
  • Brig
  • Lalden

Wine tasting

Winemakers, producers of enchanting wines

Brig

15 wines from this cellar

Lengen Weine & Spirituosen

The quality of their wines begins in the vineyard, through the selection of suitable grape varieties and vines cultivated with love and care.

Leuk-Susten

13 wines from this cellar

Cave de la Pinède

The winery cultivates a range of grape varieties, including Pinot Noir, Fendant, Johannisberg, and specialities such as Petite Arvine or Humagne Rouge.

Varen

24 wines from this cellar

Leyscher Weine

With a strong family collaboration in the vineyard and at the winery, Leyscher Weine has already received several national and international awards.

Wine tourism

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Sion

Maison Gilliard

Visit the sales and tasting space at the heart of their business and be pleasantly surprised by their activities!

Location

Flanthey

Château de Vaas

This historic building in the heart of the Valais vineyard is dedicated to the traditional red grape variety, Cornalin.

Location

Central Valais

Valais Wine Museum

The Wine Museum has two sites, one in Sierre and one in Salgesch. Walk the 6km Vineyard Trail which connects them.

Your tasting profile

Select your favourite type of wine or indicate what you are looking for in a wine and find out which Valais wine is right for you.

apricots, citrus fruits, exotic or red fruits, almonds, etc.Fruity

violet, elder, lime, rose, etc.Floral

low in alcohol, low in tanninsLight

Medium-bodied

intense alcohol, acidity and aromasFull

dominated by acid, which gives the wine a fresh appearanceCrisp

Fresh

without acidity, round, smoothSoft

no residual sugarDry

Semi-sweet

mellow wine, fairly supple, fleshyRich

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