Switzerland is a gem of a place for drinking great wine, discovering new wines, exploring wineries – this is where you’ll find everything going on in the Swiss wine world, with some fun over the border added in. Choose the calendar view that suits you.
No excuses – get out there and raise your glass!
Buy tickets ahead
You can buy your tickets online, in advance, on the Vinea web page.
Workshops in English – boost your Swiss wine knowledge
Four workshops are being offered in French/English this year on Valais red and white wines, Petite Arvine and Chasselas; CHF40 for entry to the fair with workshop included.
From Vinea’s press release, wine fair details
Friday September 1st and Saturday September 2nd, 11am – 7pm. CHF 30.–, including wine glass and tasting booklet plus entry to the Musée de la Vigne et du Vin du Valais (Sierre) and the exhibition “Le Vin Forain”
Free entry and guided visit of the Fondation Rilke (sign up necessary)
Free entry to the VINEA film sessions
Thursday August 31st: Festival of Award-Winning Pinots in the gardens of Sierre’s Hôtel de Ville, 4pm – 7pm. CHF. 20.–, sign up at vinea.ch/festivaldespinots
Friday September 1st and Saturday September 2nd – VINEA Swiss Wine Fair, 11am – 7pm: advance ticket sales until August 20th and online ticket purchases at billetterie.salonvinea.ch
SMC combined tickets (Sierre / Crans-Montana funicular train) + VINEA entry: CHF 35.— (available at SMC ticket sales booths only)
Iconic Swiss Wines by Paolo Basso, September 2nd at 1pm, Château Mercier – tickets can be reserved via the VINEA ticketing platform for CHF 300.— (limited numbers) from now onwards.
VINEA After Party, 7pm – 11pm in the gardens of Sierre’s Hôtel de Ville (included in the Swiss Wine Fair entry ticket). Wine bar serving exhibitors’ wines, choice of Wyssmüller fondues and live music. Free parking (although coming by train is advised)
VINEA le Club Premium CHF. 250.–
2 tickets for the VINEA Swiss Wine Fair (valid for Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd September)
2 tickets for a tasting workshop on either Friday 1st or Saturday 2nd September
2 tickets for the pre-VINEA Swiss Wine Fair evening event and the Festival of Award-Winning Pinots
1 gift box containing an official VINEA wine glass and an award-winning wine from a VINEA competition
Priority sign up for VINEA events
Invitation to the VINEA Annual General Meeting