Wine cellars

Here you find the top wines
Thanks to the sunny Mediterranean climate wine has been produced in Tessin for over two thousand years. The Tessin viniculture became famous at the beginning of the 20th century. Around 1907 the merlot grape was experimented with for the first time – with great success. This grape variety today is characteristic of the Tessin wine.
Besides this also red Americana, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir are produced. Since 1997 the Merlot del Ticino has owned the description D.O.C. – denominazione di origine controllata -,  in recognition of the manufacture and quality of the wines
The Erni family tackles the grape harvest at their own vineyard.
The Erni family tackles the grape harvest at their own vineyard.
We have compiled a list of the best vineyards in Malcantone for you:   
  • Cantina Monti, Cademario: The Monti family wines are among the best wines in Switzerland and  they have won various awards.. 
  • Cantina Daniel Huber, Monteggio: The grey eminence among the winemakers of Malcantone is also named “the magician”. His famous brand is  the Montagna Magica.
  • Tenuta San Giorgio, Cassina D’Agno: 30,000 bottles of wine are currently produced under the management of Mike Rudolph.
  • Cantina Christian Zündel, Beride: 
  • Andrea Erni, Cademario:produces wine exclusively for his restaurant guests, including Merlot, Rosado di Pinot Nero, Pinot, Nero and Bianco di Cademario.
We will be happy to organise guided tours through the vineyards for you