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The wine trading house "Maurice Gay SA" is located in the municipality of Chamoson in the Swiss canton Wallis, It was founded in 1883 by winemaker and merchant Jean Gay. Since the year 1968 it became the enterprise colonel (Canton of Vaud) and thus belongs to the group Schenk, At the heart of the company are the domains Champmarais, Châtroz, Corbassières, Molignon, Ravanay and Uvrier. These vineyards cover 20 hectares of vineyards, all in terraced Slopes are located in central Valais. From over 400 constantly controlled contract growers, grapes are purchased, the annual amount is about 1.5 million kilograms. The flagship of the house is the Fendant "Les Mazots" (Chasselas). It produces a wide range of wines from different varieties. These are for example Dole ( Pinot Noir and Gamay ), Dôle Blanche (white pressed), Oeil de perdrix (Rosé from Pinot Noir), Pinot Noir, Humagne Rouge ( Cornalin ) and Syrah, as well as Johannisberg ( Sylvaner ) Chardonnay. Amigne, Petite Arvine ( Arvine ) and Muscat Blanc,

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