“Concorso Emergente Sala”

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
qualification round

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

Sabrage Vin Mousseux

A Sabrage in perfect style inaugurates the 28th edition of the Merano WineFestival!

Do not miss this unique show where VIPs from all over the world slash 28 bottles of sparkling wine with a sabre!

 

Tannico

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!

 

Naturae et Purae bio&dynamica

Tasting organic, biodynamic, natural, orange, PIWI rewarded with The WineHunter Award

The WineHunter Award ROSSO GOLD PLATINUM

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 and in the Kurhaus on Tuesday 10th 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 from Friday to Monday. On Tuesday the opening hours are from 10:00 am to 3:00 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 producers of bio&dynamica are divided into 5 different sessions. Every day you can taste wines of different producers. 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. 

Session 1: 6 november, Hotel Terme Merano

Session 2: 7 november, Hotel Terme Merano

Session 3: 8 november, Hotel Terme Merano

Session 4: 9 november, Hotel Terme Merano

Session 5: 10 november, Kurhaus

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 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.

Food Spirits Beer – The WineHunter Selection

The WineHunter Award ROSSO GOLD PLATINUM

Food Spirits Beer – The WineHunter Selection is the result of a year round research, selection and tasting work for all the food products that can be found in the GourmetArena of the Merano WineFestival.

The producers of the selection Food Spirits Beer

This year the producers of the section Food Spirits Beer are divided into two sessions. Friday 6th and Saturday 7th you can taste the products of the producers of session 1, on Sunday 8th and Monday 9th you can meet the producers of session 2.

The location GourmetArena

Entering the area right next to the Kurhaus, you can smell the scents of all Italian regions and taste exceptional delicacies. An elegant tensile structure at the Merano WineFestival that hosts culinary excellence, spirits, liqueurs, craft beer, consortia and associations. This year there is no connection between the Kurhaus and the GourmetArena but there is a separate entrance.

The GourmetArena is the location for tasting of food, spirits and beer situated on the Passeggiata Lungo PassirioThe section dedicated to food, spirits and beer