• a small, land-locked country in Europe that drinks most of its own wines. The wine-producing regions can be divided in the same way as the administrative districts (called cantons) of Switzerland into French-, German- and Italian-speaking areas, each producing styles of wine reminiscent of these neighbouring countries. Each canton applies its own regulations for winemaking processes and labelling. Most Swiss wine is white and blended, produced from a wide range of grape varieties but especially from Chasselas; some red wine is produced from Pinot Noir and Gamay grapes.