Swiss Wine is produced from nearly 37.000 acres of vineyards, and the wine are mainly produced in the west and in the south of Switzerland , in the Cantons of Geneva, Neuchatel, Ticino, Valais and Vaud.
White grape varieties are grown on 42% of the country’s vineyard surface, and red grape varieties on 58%.
The Swiss wine production in 2009 was just over 110 million litres and nearly all the national
production is drunk within the national boundaries. Less than 2% of the wine is exported.
The two most common grape varieties are in white Chasselas and in red Pinot Noir.
Other varieties are Syrah, Merlot, Chardonnay, Sylvaner, Sauvignon Blanc, Gamay, Pinot Gris,
Pinot Blanc and Mueller Thurgau.