Swiss wine may not have a stellar global reputation, but there’s a good reason: they like to keep it for themselves.
Winemax offers tailor-made luxury tours to the vineyards of western Switzerland. Its affable and knowledgeable founder Dr Jérôme Jaquier – who is fluent in Chinese – delivers passionate tales as to why Swiss wine is some of the best you’ve never heard of.
Just a 20-minute drive from the city’s lakefront heart you find yourself in centuries-old villages surrounded by sloping vine-clad hills with views of dramatic snow-capped mountains beyond. The tiny hamlet of Peissy has been home to family-run estate Domaine Les Perrières since 1794, growing a wide range of varieties from Pinot Noir to Cabernet Sauvignon.