Open Cellars dates around Switzerland and “know before you go” information.
One of the best things about this time of year is the flourishing vineyards in Switzerland! Check out the Open Cellar events near Zurich, or venture out for a weekend getaway with friends!
May 1 & 5-6
More than 200 winegrowers from all over the German-speaking part of Switzerland invite you to visit their vineyards and wine cellars. Find out which cellars are open on the official website: Offene Wein Keller 2018 and download the free guide here.
The wineries of the Lavaux region invite you to join them on their terraced vineyards to taste the 2017 vintage! Make sure to take the small train through the vineyards or walk from one cellar to the other to engage in the full experience. You are welcome to come and simply taste as many wines as you wish for CHF 25, or indulge in the full experience which includes above mentioned tasting, plus a plate of traditional Vaudois sausage and cheese, plus a traditional 1822 bottle to take home for CHF 80. If traveling by train, be sure to take advantage of this 30% discount.
Epesses Noveau Website
Vinissima “Caves Ouvertes”
More than twenty winemakers from Chamoson and St-Pierre-de-Clages invite you to discover their cellars from 10 to 12 May 2018, from 11:00 to 19:00.
Ticino Switzerland – “Cantine Aperte”
Become familiar with Ticino’s wine makers and their secrets in this oenological land of excellence! You can find a detailed list of the complete schedule and side events on the website.
Cantine Aperte website
Caves Ouvertes Vaudoises
The wine regions within of the Vaud region open their doors during Pentecost weekend. Around 300 wineries present their “wine of the year,” which has just been bottled! Family cellars as well as cooperatives offer tastings and here is how you can enjoy your tasting for FREE: Reserve a room at one of these partner hotels by 13 May for a minimum of 1 night and receive a free VIP tasting pass + 3 bottles of wine in the winery of your choice!
Caves Ouvertes Vaudoises – Agile Region
In Aigle, the wine growers gather in the Cloister district where sights of the beautiful castle are not to be missed.
Caves Ouvertes Vaudoises – Aigle – Website