Consorzio Barbera d’Asti e Vini del Monferrato

The Barbera d’Asti Consortium presents Monferrato and its wines at the 29th edition of the Merano WineFestival in its youngest and most contemporary form.

From November 6 to 9 2020 inside the Barbera D’Asti Open Space all the Designations of Origin will parade on the red carpet with masterclasses, tastings and insights to discover the Monferrato area.

Consorzio Barbera D’Asti e vini del Monferrato
Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II 10, 14055 (Castiglione D’Asti), Asti
Tel.: 0141324368

Territorium Campania Felix

This year the territorial focus is on the Italian region Campania.

You will find wines and culinary delicacies from this region as well as various cooking shows to let you taste the typical exceptional products of Campania.

Special Guests:

Franco Pepe

Gennaro Esposito

Umberto De Martino

Catwalk Bollicine from Milan to Merano

Catwalk Bollicine created by Merano WineFestival and Milano Wine Week is a cultural journey into the extraordinary world of Italian sparkling wine, which wants to promote and enhance the uniqueness of these products.

From the historic production areas to the most recent and innovative experiments, visitors can discover only the best of it and immerse themselves into the culture of the product itself and compare its origins, vines and methods of production.

The first stage of Catwalk Bollicine will be held in Milan from October 4 to 10 on the occasion of the Milan Wine Week and will continue with a second stage at the 29th Merano WineFestival from November 6 to 10.


Emilia Romagna

Ventiventi- Il Borghetto
2018 Ventiventi Rosé Lambrusco Modena Metodo Classico Brut DOC


Fratelli Berlucchi
2012 Casa Delle Colonne Franciacorta Chardonnay Riserva Brut DOCG

Cà Di Frara
S.A. Extra Brut VSQ


2015 Cuvee Aurora Alta Langa Extra Brut DOC


Cantina Aldeno
2013 Altinum Trento Riserva Dosaggio Zero DOC

Veneto – Lombardia

Jako Wine
2009 Jako Metodo Classico Riserva Extra Brut VSQ


La Vigna Di Sarah
2019 Rive Di Cozzuolo Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Brut DOCG

Valdo Spumanti
2018 Cuvèe Del Fondatore Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco DOCG

Veronese Beatrice
2019 Tulle Prosecco Extra Dry DOC

2019 Rive Di Ogliano Tre Venti Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore Extra Brut DOCG


The WineHunter Hotel Safari


The WineHunter Area is the area of the Merano WineFestival in which our sommeliers present a selection of wines awarded The WineHunter Award ROSSO, GOLD or PLATINUM.

Located on the stage of the stunning Kurhaus the visitors have the opportunity to taste only the best of Italian wine production. This year the WineHunter Area does not only exhibits at the Kurhaus but expands its horizons involving the whole city of Merano with the WineHunter Hotel Safari.

With the purchase of a day ticket, every visitor can get on a wine tour, among aromas and fragrances, in the most exclusive and renowned hotels of the city of Merano. In different hotels, where elegance and style reign, visitors can taste all the wines awarded The WineHunter Award, a real journey through flavors and elegance.


Wines for tasting from the regions

Classic Hotel Meranerhof A.-Manzoni-Str. 1 Via A. Manzoni
Puglia, Sardegna, Sicilia

Hotel Ansitz Plantitscherhof  Dantestr. 56 via Dante

Hotel Therme Meran Thermenplatz Piazza Terme 1
Trentino, Alto Adige – Südtirol

Hotel Villa Tivoli G.-Verdi-Str. 72 Via Verdi
Abruzzo, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Marche

Hotel Westend J.-Speckbacher-Str. 9 Via Speckbacher
Lazio, Liguria, Umbria

Hotel Windsor Rätiastr. 2 Via Rezia
Emilia Romagna, Veneto

Park Hotel Mignon K.-von-Grabmayr-Str. 5 Via Grabmayr

Prinz Rudolf Smarthotel Naifweg Val di Nova 29
Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Molise

Villa Eden The Leading Park Retreat Winkelweg Via Winkel 68-70
Lombardia, Veneto

Xenia – Emergente Sala

The Merano WineFestival continues also this year to host the “Concorso Emergente Sala”, the annual competition that sums up the values of reception and service, with the aim to enhance and to reward this sector.

The competition takes place on Tuesday, 10th November at 11.30 am, at the Hotel Therme Meran.

WineHunter Hub – The new digital platform

The 2020 edition of the MWF is characterized by an important digital innovation: the birth of the new WineHunter Hub platform where all the protagonists of the festival, industry professionals and visitors will be able to interact and learn about the news, discover the excellence and stay among them for the duration of the event and beyond.

An innovative, simple platform, available on any device, useful for operators and attractive for guests. October 14th will be the “Pre-Opening” to see some features and functions of the platform, designed by Gourmet’s International and ForTeam.
This year access to the MWF will be limited, but WineHunterHub will make it available to everyone!

Take a look at the video presentation by Helmuth Köcher