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Canton with the main town of the same name in German Switzerland, The vineyards of the entire canton cover around 250 hectares of vineyards, which are divided into two wine regions. The vineyards along the northern shore of Lake Biel (Lac de Bienne) in the form of a narrow band belong to the wine region Three-Lakes (a small part of the lake is in the canton Neuchatel ). There has been an AOC statute since 1996, classified municipalities are Erlach, La Neuveville (Neuenstadt) with Schafis, Ligerz, Tschugg, Tüscherz-Alfermée, Twann and Vingelz. The white wine varieties dominate here with 80% of the area Chasselas. Pinot gris. Chardonnay and Gewurztraminer, In contrast, the vineyards on Lake Thun in the Bernese Oberland are part of the wine region German Switzerland, These are the communities of Hilterfingen, Thun, Oberhofen and Spiez. Dominates here with a third Pinot Noir, the most common type of white wine Müller-Thurgau,

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