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Cantine Riva Morcote

Vibrant wine company, managed by Patrick Ballabio and Adrien Stevens. Cantine Riva Morcote is situated in the historic area of Morcote, known for its wine cellars, and encompasses a total of 7 hectares of vineyards in Castel San Pietro, Breganzona, San Vittore and Lugano.

Since 2012, Cantine Riva Morcote combines traditional winemaking principles with a biological and biodynamic approach to produce what is referred to in French as "Vin Naturel". The company produces wines with a base of Merlot, Cabernet, and Chardonnay, aged in burgundy barrels.  




Moonlit winetastings/dinners on the wine company’s private beach. Max. 20 persons.


Indoor winetastings/dinners in the company’s winetasting room. Max. 12 persons.


16 LUNE: Merlot from the vineyards of San Vittore. Vinification with indigenous yeasts, matured stepwise for 6-8 months in traditional barrels.

STREGATO: Merlot, Cabernet from the vineyard of San Pietro. Vinification with indigenous yeasts, matured for 12 months, partly in new barrels. 

STREGATO BIANCO: Chardonnay from the vineyard of Breganzona. Natural fermentation with indigenous yeasts, matured partly in new barrels.


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  1. Contact

    Cantine Riva Morcote
    Patrick Ballabio
    Via Cantine di Cima 28
    6815 Melide
    +41 79 253 33 39

  2. Opening

    Open all year
    Open all days
    By appointment

  3. How to arrive

    PostBus stop "Cantine Morcote"