Looking for a unique way to indulge your taste buds in Switzerland? Enter grappa, the spirit made from wine leftovers. Served as a digestif after meals, this Italian-born beverage has a long and fascinating history.
But not all grappas are created equal. To be considered truly authentic, grappa needs to meet strict criteria and come from only a handful of regions. Curious to savor the authentic taste of grappa? Keep reading.
A Charming Farmhouse & Winery in Mendrisiotto
Nestled in the picturesque landscape of Mendrisiotto lies Corteglia, a charming district of Castel San Pietro. Here, surrounded by lush vineyards and idyllic farmhouses, you'll find Azienda Agricola e Vitivinicola Cadenazzi.
This family-owned winery is the epitome of slow agriculture. Come, relax, and indulge in the beauty of this tranquil oasis and in the flavours of its rich produce.
Behind the scenes of grappa production © Mendrisiotto Turismo/Christian Meixner
This gem of a winery not only boasts incredible beverages and organic produce but also prides itself on its commitment to slow agriculture and eco-friendly production methods.
You'll love hearing owner Davide's story of following in his father's footsteps and his passion for preserving the traditions of the region. And the best part? You get to taste it all! From delectable sausages to unforgettable theme nights, this local treasure promises to delight and surprise your taste buds.
Must-do: Taste the Grappa
The immersive experience of grappa production © Mendrisiotto Turismo/Christian Meixner
Explore the fascinating world of grappas by touring the picturesque cellar, where you'll gain insights into the distillation and refinement processes used to create these exquisite spirits.
Get ready to taste the unique grappas in specially curated combinations and don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to embark on a sensory journey that only the region of Mendrisiotto can offer.
This is not all...
Mendrisiotto is one of the best-kept secrets of Switzerland, full of unexpected discoveries, home to dozens of vineyards and 2 UNESCO World heritage sites.I want to explore