Winegrower capite in Lavaux © CVM

The Winegrower's Hut

The term “capite” means a little house, rarely inhabited, often seen in vines or gardens.

The Swiss word “capite” defines a little isolated house or a guard house. In the vines, the “capite” is a hut wherein the winegrowers take a break and put away their equipment The picturesque capites seduce the passers-by. Some winegrowers have understood this and warmly welcome their customers in the converted huts for the aperitif or even for the night !

The State of Vaud has recently changed one of its laws to allow the winegrowers to serve a glass of wine or sell some bottles during the tastings in the huts.

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