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St. Gallen

St-Gall (F)
San Gallo (I)
San Galo (ES)
São Galo (PO)
St. Gallen (GB)

Canton with the homonymous capital in the northeast of the Switzerland on the border to Austria, The vineyards cover 220 hectares and belong to the wine region German Switzerland, They are mainly in the Rhine Valley between the Bündner Herrschaft in the canton Bern (Bernese Oberland) and the Lake Constance, Well-known winegrowing communities are Altstätten, Bad Ragaz, Balgach, Berneck, Freienbach, Mels, Monstein, Rheineck, Oberriet, Pfäfers, Rapperswil-Jona (belongs to the AOC area Lake Zurich ), Sargans, Thal, Walenstadt and Wartau. For the most part, red wines from the variety Pinot Noir produced what thanks to the sugar-forming foehn wind " grapes Kocher "Is favored. Well-known producers are Bärtsch, wine cooperative Berneck, Geiger, Höcklistein, Lutz, Ochsentorkel, Schwitter, Tobler, Walser, Wartau Reto black, Weber-Stieger and Wildhaber.

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