Grapes

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Switzerland represents 0.2% of the world's vineyards. In total there are 252 grape varieties, 168 of which are accepted as cantonal AOCs by the Federal Statistical Office (OFS). The grape varieties are listed in three families.

The native grapes

Traditional grape varieties that have a close and often exclusive link with Switzerland.

Imported grapes

These are imported grape varieties which, today, are fully part of the grapes grown in Swiss vineyards, such as Pinot Noir, Gamay or Merlot.

Created grapes

This category includes crosses between two varieties of Vitis vinifera, created by man to bring out a quality (precocity, tannin, colour, aroma).

Grey
Red
White
Creation
Foreign
Indigenous
Cheese
Dessert
Fish
Glass
Meat
Pasta
Spicy
Vegetables
Wine Glass
German-speaking Switzerland
The wine region Geneva
Three Lakes
Ticino
Valais
Vaud
A to Z
Surface (biggest to smallest)
Surface (smallest to biggest)
Z to A

Grape variety White40 HA

Amigne


Grape variety Red19 HA

Bondola


Grape variety Red83 HA

Cabernet Franc


Grape variety Red39 HA

Cabernet Jura


Grape variety White405 HA

Chardonnay


Switzerland. Naturally.