Canton with the homonymous capital in the central Switzerland, The vineyards cover 40 hectares and belong to the wine region German Switzerland, There are the four areas Seetal, Sempachersee / Surental, Vierwaldstättersee and Wiggertal. Mainly half of the white varieties Riesling-Sylvaner ( Müller-Thurgau ) Pinot Gris. Solaris and Sauvignon Blanc, as well as the red varieties Blauburgunder ( Pinot Noir ) Garanoir and Zweigelt grown. There are about 40 winegrowers. In 2005, an AOC status was introduced.