Pioneer also in the elaboration of gastronomy wines along with his friend and mentor Frédy Girardet, Top 1 Swiss Chef of all times (also titled Chef of the Century by Gault Millau along with Paul Bocuse and Joël Robuchon).Family business established at the end of the 19th century in a domain dating back to the 17th century located in Lavaux, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.The main building, along with three separate dwellings (all ruins) are completely private, and are accessed via a long, private lane, very peaceful and quiet. The main building still has all the external walls, internal stone staircase and fireplaces, and it is possible to climb the stairwell and enter the first floor.The other buildings were once dwelling houses and stables.Maker of the very iconic Dézaley Chemin de Fer Grand Cru and some of the very best Epesses and St-Saphorin AOC’s.Oldest Swiss domain dating back to 1392 situated in the mid of the LAVAUX vineyards.Thalheim Chalofe Pinot Noir is already regarded as one of Switzerland Top 10 Best Pinot and was araded Best Swiss Wine of 2017 by the Schweizerische Weinzeitung, a leading Swiss Wine magazine. Antoine and Irene Kaufmann took over the family estate Domaine Nussbaumer in 2017.
The vineyards enjoy South-South West exposure allowing for the ideal amount of sunshine.The Queen of Swiss Wines - One of the most iconic Swiss winemaker renown for being a pioneer of biodynamic winemaking and for her work elaborating top of the class wines.Marie-Thérèse has been awarded many times for her accomplishments and very recently she was the first Swiss winemaker with wines noted RP 99, 98 and 97. Co-owner and lead oenologist of the family estates Château La Lagune in Bordeaux, Jaboulet Aîné in Rhône, and Château Corton C in Burgundy, Caroline Frey released her first Swiss vintage Les Grains Blancs de Mon Jardin Secret in 2016, a stunning low-production (500 btls) unusual blend from Chasselas and Johanissberg. Well renowned winemaker for his work extracting the best from the terroir with passion and respect, and being a pioneer of biodynamic winemaking.Today the Dutruy brothers manage all the wines produced from different grape varieties of two estates: the family estate in Founex and the estate of “la Doye” in Coppet.Swiss boutique winery with the most international recognition.
Exclusive boutique winery run by a trained Chef with experience in top gastronomy Michelin-starred restaurants in Germany and US.