the committee

The committee is chaired by Mr Michel Chavanne, lawyer. The board has two vice-presidents, Mr B. Duboux, winegrower and president of the CVVL (Winegrowers Commission) and Mr. G. Vallélian, winegrower and mayor, as well as Mr B. Frund, vice-rector of the University of Lausanne, and Mr Ch. Sturny, director of Montreux Vevey Tourisme. The committee is composed of delegates from neighbouring municipalities and municipalities of the Lavaux Designation and representatives from the fields of wine, tourism, culture and academia. The majority of the members are residents of the site.


Chairman: Mr Michel Chavanne, lawyer specialising in labour law, practicing in Lausanne.

Two delegates from the municipalities included within the UNESCO perimeter;

- Mr Gérald Vallélian, Mayor of the commune of St-Saphorin

- Ms Nicole Gross, Councillor of the commune of Bourg-en-Lavaux

- Ms Amélie Flückiger, Councillor of the commune of Chardonne

A delegate from the Canton: 
- Ms Florence Gross, Member of the Grand Council (Vaud)

A delegate from the Community of Vine and Wine of Lavaux (CVVL);

- Mr Blaise Duboux, President of the CVVL

A delegate from Montreux - Vevey Tourism;

- Mr Christoph Sturny, Director of MVT

A delegate from a municipality in the Lavaux designation, outside the UNESCO perimeter;

- Mr Yvan Luccarini, Councillor of the Commune of Vevey

A representative of the hotel and restaurant owners of the Lavaux region;

- Mr Laurent Frutig, Auberge du Vigneron in Epesses

Two representatives of the wine institutions of Lavaux;

- Mr Jean-Marc Badoux, delegate of the Lavaux cellar-bars

- Mr Jacques Joly, representative of the FVV Lavaux section

A representative of the cultural institutions of the Lavaux region;

- Ms Delphine Rivier, Director of the Pully Museums

A representative of academic institutions;

- Mr Benoît Frund, Vice-Rector of UNIL

External representatives;

- Mr Bernard Schmid Director of Promove, economic promotion Riviera-Lavaux

- Mr Tobias Imobersteg, representative of the Lavaux residents' group


The committee is chaired by Michel Chavanne, lawyer. He works closely with the two vice-presidents, Mr. Duboux and Mr. Vallélian, winegrowers, as well as Mr. Frund, vice-rector of the University of Lausanne, and Mr. Sturny, director of Montreux Vevey Tourisme.

General Meeting - minutes

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