The “Emergente Sala” contest is the key event that sums up the values in service and aims to find the best service specialists of Italy.
Thursday 7th of November
Friday 8th of November
final tests with the jury’s questions
Friday 8th of November
practical tests at the Gala Dinner where the winners will be rewarded on the stage of the Kurhaus
Tannico and its Double Decker – the iconic 1960s two-story English bus turned into a wine&cocktail bar – comes back also for this years’ edition of the MWF. The Double Decker hosts several Master Experiences during which exceptional vintages and rare pearls of Italian and French wines will be opened and tasted.
During the rest of the day special events, amazing breakfast, tasty lunch and night party will run.
Master Experience 2019 with Ferrari, Krug, Biondi Santi, Louis Roederer, Gaja and Sassicaia.
Here you find the PROGRAM of the MASTER EXPERIENCES!
Tasting organic, biodynamic, natural, orange, PIWI rewarded with The WineHunter Award
Naturae et Purae – bio&dynamica is the event of the Merano WineFestival dedicated to the tasting of organic, biodynamic, natural, orange, PIWI and integrated farming wines. You have the opportunity to learn more about sustainable production, naturalness and topics like purity in the wine&food sector. During the visit you will be able to directly meet the producers themselves and to taste their wines rewarded with The WineHunter Award, while learning more about the story and the making of the product.
Opening hours at Hotel Terme Merano
In 2020 Naturae et Purae bio&dynamica takes place at the Hotel Terme Merano from Friday 6th to Monday 9th of November. Visitors can taste the products either during the morning time slot from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm or during the afternoon session from 2:30 pm to 7 pm. Every day a new selection of producers, who are committed to sustainable production, will present their selected products awarded The WineHunter Award.
The Hotel Therme Merano is the ideal location for theses tastings and offers a relaxing atmosphere where you can enjoy the wines at its fullest. Here you find more information on the location Hotel Terme Merano.
The WineHunter Award wines at the bio&dynamica
The wines that are present at Naturae et Purae bio&dynamica were part of a meticulous selection process that lasts a whole year. The WineHunter Helmuth Köcher and his tastings commissions taste and select the wines, which are then rewarded with The WineHunter Award Rosso, Gold or Platinum. By clicking here you find more information on The WineHunter Award.
The list of the producers of bio&dynamica 2020
The list of the producers of the bio&dynamica will be published in October. Click here to take a look at last year’s exhibitors at bio&dynamica 2019.
The GourmetArena is the location for tasting of food, spirits and beer situated on the Passeggiata Lungo Passirio
The GourmetArena is the tensile structure which is located on the Meranese Passeggiata Lungo Passirio and houses Food Spirits Beer – The WineHunter Selection as well as Territorium, Consortium, Extrawine and Media.
The section dedicated to food, spirits and beer
The large and extensive terrace, which runs the length of the entire Kurhaus, faces south, opening onto the famous Sissi Promenade along the Passirio di Sissi: this is the space dedicated to the GourmetArena. For 20 years already the Promenade is hosting the GourmetArena of the Merano WineFestival. 1,200 m² offering the opportunity to taste The Official Culinaria Selection, which includes the excellence of the Culinaria, Beerpassion and Aquavitae.
In addition, the Consortium, Territorium, Extrawine and Media sections are also located in the GourmetArena. Consortium and Territorium are dedicated to wine and food consortia and the presentation of entire territories. In the Extrawine section you can find companies that offer equipment and support for professionals in the food and wine sector. Media are newspapers and media partners who show their newspapers and journals dedicated to the wine and food sector. In some years the GourmetArena has also hosted a section dedicated to Mixology.
Corresponding to the culinary products found in the GourmetArena, the tensile structure is decorated in green and with natural plants and offers ample space for the tastings of fresh culinary products.