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Fourth-largest Swiss canton of Lausanne in the French capital Switzerland . He is also one of the six Swiss wine regions, the vineyards cover 3882 hectares of vineyards. The beginnings of winemaking dates back to Roman times. In the Middle Ages contributed to the Order of Cistercian significant pioneering work, the monks wrested most of the still existing vineyards in toil the steep slopes. Since 1995, there is an AOC system with Grand Crus. The use of the term Grand Cru is allowed in the entire canton (tolerated), provided they are wines that come from the Rebkataster named layers and names like Clos (enclosed vineyard), Château (castle), Domaine (wine-domain) o...You see a shortened form of description. The full description is reserved for our subscribers.