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Wineries in South Tyrol

South Tyrol is a famous wine-growing region and deservedly so. The excellent wines are a real highlight for wine lovers all over the world. Mainly the white wines rank among the world’s best wines.

South Tyrol is one of the smallest wine-growing regions in Italy. However, the quality level is particularly high among the wineries and cooperatives: The South Tyrolean wineries produce international quality wines, such as Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Lagrein or Pinot Noir.

Holidays for wine lovers

Along the South Tyrolean Wine Route or in other wine-growing areas in South Tyrol, there are many wine producers who offer tastings as well as overnight stays. A holiday in the Vinum Hotels Südtirol guarantees exciting insights into the local wine world – from Eisacktal to Vinschgau, from Meran and environs to Southern South Tyrol.

South Tyrol's best wineries & vineyards

In the 2019 editions, the most important Italian wine guides have given 187 best marks to South Tyrol’s top wines. Wines by 65 wineries are awarded in the current wine guides Gambero Rosso, L’Espresso, Veronelli, Slow Wine, Vini Buoni, Doctor Wine, Vitae and Bibenda.

The best-performing winery was Terlan Winery with 17 awards for 7 wines in total. Tramin Winery follows with 13 awards. The Gewürztraminer Epokale 2009 by Tramin Winery has been the first South Tyrolean wine and the first Italian white wine mentioned in the renowned magazine “The Wine Advocate” by Robert Parker, with the highest score of 100 points.

  • Terlan Winery
  • Tramin Winery
  • St. Michael-Eppan Winery
  • Girlan Winery
  • Bozen Winery
  • Manincor Winery in Kaltern
  • Elena Walch Winery in Tramin
  • Meran Burggräfler Winery
  • Tiefenbrunner – Schlosskellerei Turmhof in Kurtatsch
  • Ansitz Waldgries in Bozen
  • Unterortl Winery – Castel Juval in Kastelbell/Tschars
  • Schreckbichl Winery in Girlan/Eppan
  • Kaltern Winery
  • Kurtatsch Winery
  • Falkenstein Winery in Naturns
  • Gump Hof Winery in Völs am Schlern
  • Kettmair in Kaltern
  • Klosterkellerei Muri-Gries in Bozen
  • Niklas Winery in Kaltern

Not included in our list are the 21 wineries with 2 awards each and the 25 wineries with one ward each.

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