Association Viticole De Lutry is a dynamic hundred-year-old cooperative cellar of Lutry, started in 1906. All the staff members of the corporation are well versed in the system of wine growing and producing. Its members are itself winegrowers whose estates slouch within the boundaries of the commune of Lutry.
Situated at the gateway to Lausanne, Lutry is a small town in the Lavaux winegrowing region. The place is majestically popular for its terraced vines overlooking the Lake Geneva. The Viticole de Lutry cellars, a grape, produce with the capacity of nearly 250,000 bottles every year.
Chasselas, a dominant grape variety of the region is typical to the vineyards of this part of Switzerland, which mainly comprises the vine stock. Other grape varieties such as Viognier, Chardonnay, Pinot blanc or the Riesling-Sylvaner are also grown along with Chasselas. The estates run by the wine producer of the Viticole come under the Lutry and Villette AOC.
The most frequently grown red grape varieties are the Gamay and the Pinot noir whereas other extra ordinary varieties encompass the Gamaret and the Garanoir. The assemblage of these last two grape varieties produces an amazingly commanding and tannic wine. Association Viticole De Lutry is thus enormously producing wines that significantly contribute in the wine making industry of Switzerland.