Little Trip, Big Flavor: short excursions for the wine lover near Zurich

Although the majority of Swiss wine is produced in the French speaking part of the country, there are still plenty of opportunities to try great wine in the northern, German-speaking cantons.

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The following recommendations are all within an hour train ride outside the city of Zurich and are easily doable within a half day.

  1. Nadine Saxer

Located just North of Zurich, up near the town of Winterthur is a wine maker by the name of Nadine Saxer. Originally founded in the 1990s by Jürg Saxer, it remains a family business to this day: it is now run by Jürg’s daughter, Nadine, and her husband.

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