Wines and flavours
Visit the Château and its wine exhibitions, followed by a convivial moment at the Pinte du Paradis.Learn more
Getting our brains in gear
In teams, learn of the Château and its wine exhibitions with the help of a quiz, followed by wine tasting in the Château's cellar with proclamation of the results.Learn more
The secrets of Aiglon wine
Visit the Château and its wine exhibitions with a guide, followed by wine tasting in the Château's cellar.Learn more
As a wine-growing canton and a gourmet land, the Pays de Vaud is a region of excellence for all epicurean visitors. The ``Vaud Œnotourisme`` certification distinguishes Vaud's hotel, restaurant, wine and general taste professionals, who attach particular importance to providing a quality tourist and gourmet offer. Initiated by the canton of Vaud, the ``Vaud Œnotourisme`` certification creates a network of places where you can be sure to discover, share and, above all, taste the Vaud region!
Located between Lausanne and Chillon, the Lavaux vineyards are laid out in terraces overlooking Lake Geneva. The sun spreads its light in abundance thanks to the vineyards' ideal exposure and the sunrays' reflection on the lake, while its heat is stored in the walls. Structured and complex, the wines of Lavaux are marked by their persistence and often express notes of honey and roasted flavours.
The Calamin vineyard is nestled between the commune of Epesses and the waters of Lake Geneva. The Chasselas grape has a very pronounced terroir, with multiple aromatic facets reminiscent of caramel and characterised by chalky nuances. Dinstinguished and powerful, Calamin's wines assert their personality on the palate with a sappy flavour and a fine bitterness giving them a certain virility.
The Dézaley vineyard is located entirely in the commune of Puidoux and is characterised by its steep slope and the walls that criss-cross its hillside. Chasselas is the king grape variety and covers 90% of the surface. The terraces with their exceptional exposure give the wine a remarkable fullness and persistence of flavour. This wine is complex and structured, with flavours of almond and toast, completed by aromas of tea and honey.
Between lake and mountain, the Chablais vineyards stretch from Villeneuve to the Valais border. Its stony soil and the beneficial effect of the foehn wind, which dries out the grapes, produce wines with a firm character, distinguished by a strong minerality. Dinstinguished, fragrant and powerful, the wines of the Chablais are recognised, among other qualities, by their flinty flavour and fruit nose.
The vineyards of La Côte, located between Commugny and Lausanne, benefit from the protection of the Jura mountain range and the thermal regulating effect of Lake Geneva. The structure of its wines varies according to the soils nature: the gravelly soils of the lower part, near the water, give wines of great finesse, while the heavier soils of the upper part produce more robust wines. They are distinguished by floral aromas and fruity flavours.
Bonvillars is located on the shores of Lake Neuchâtel in the canton of Vaud, where the rainfall is the canton's the canton. The vineyard enjoys a very favourable microclimate. Bonvillars stretches from Montagny-près-Yverdon to Concise, passing through a succession of small villages. The tasty expression of its wines draws from the limestone and gravelly soils the mineral characteristics of its terroir.
Halfway between Lake Geneva and Lake Neuchâtel, the Côtes-de-l'Orbe vineyards extend over some twenty communes, from La Sarraz to the gates of Yverdon-les-Bains. Molasse, limestone and clay enrich the diversity of its terroirs. Vineyards are mostly south-facing and the dry climate of the Côtes-de-l'Orbe is ideal for growing red grape varieties, which account for 75% of the vineyard.
The Vully vineyard, clinging to the foothills of Mount Vully, is shared between the cantons of Fribourg and Vaud. Situated on an Aquitanian molasse, whose sandstone and marl layers are quite similar, the small but precious vineyard of Vully totals about 153 ha, 51 on Vaud land and 102 on Fribourg land. Its wines, all in finesse, present a beautiful balance, with notes of citrus fruits and a nice fatness.