Wine Experiences Chur & Graubünden Rhine Valley

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The favourable climatic and geological conditions make Chur and the Graubünden Rhine Valley an ideal wine-growing region. There are many things to discover about wine in the city and its surroundings.

Guided wine tour - discover the Torculum

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Immerse yourself in the ancient tradition of winegrowing on the guided tour from the bishop's vineyard to the Neubruchtorkel, the Torculum, built in 1582, and explore, among other things, the largest wine press in eastern Switzerland.

Wine culture in Chur

The group offer «Wine Culture in Chur» includes a guided wine tour from the Bishop's Court to the Wine Museum, a guided tour through the museum followed by a wine tasting and fine Graubünden snacks, and then a Graubünden menu in a restaurant in the Old Town of Chur. The offer can be booked for groups as a ready-made package.

Wine hiking trail

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Discover the Graubünden Rhine Valley and its wine-growing communities with pleasure on foot or by bike. The wine trail connects Chur with the wine-growing communities in the Bündner Herrschaft. At the heart of the wine trail are three circular walks through the vineyards of Trimmis/Zizers (about 4 km), Malans/Jenins (just under 10 km) and Maienfeld/Fläsch (a good 10 km). No matter which route you take, you will be greeted by magnificent views, picturesque villages and vineyards in glorious colours. On the way, it is worth stopping off at one of the numerous torkels (wine cellars) and restaurants.

Culinary cycling tour «Fünf Dörfer»

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Culinary cycling tour through the region «Fünf Dörfer» with its wine-growing villages between Chur and Landquart and along the Rhine back to the city, with a fine 3-course menu served along the way. 

Wine experiences to suit your taste

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There are many secrets to discover about wine. Or do you know why one Sauvignon Blanc has more gooseberry aromas and the other more lychee aromas? And where do the vanilla aromas in wine come from, why one red wine is dark purple and the other light red, when are tannins fine and when are they «furry»? Why does rosé taste different with fish than with spicy Thai food? Weinwunder helps you on your journey of discovery to wine, offers wine courses and helps you organise your wine events.

Take a look behind the scenes of the local wineries with us, taste the best wines of the region and be inspired by magnificent landscapes and picturesque villages: With Wine Tours Switzerland, you can discover the vineyards and wine cellars in the Graubünden Rhine Valley on eventful wine tours - whether as an individual or as a group, there is bound to be something to suit your taste in the range of offers from Wine Tours.

Wine tasting and cellar tour at Reichenau Castle

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The von Tscharner winery is located in Reichenau Castle, at the confluence of the Vorder- and Hinterrhein rivers. Get to know the wine producer Gian Battista von Tscharner and his straightforward wines during a tour of the castle with wine tasting.

Region, grape varieties and producers

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On the website of the umbrella organisation graubündenWEIN you will find further information on the following topics:

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