The three core festival days

The Festival, the heart of the event: a selection of national and international companies, tastings, talks and more…

An exhibition of wines from all over Italy and the World, distinguished by high quality, unique production techniques and expressive excellence.

Around the event many other initiatives: Masterclasses; tastings guided by experts to delve into the world of oenology. The "Territorium" section; dedicated to an in-depth look at the territories most suited to wine-growing. "Consortium"; dedicated to the Consortia, as fundamental bodies for the narration and valorisation of the native products of Italy's most vocated areas.

Enter the world of the Merano WineFestival, delighting in our many scents and flavours.

Wine Italia

Wine Italia

Kurhaus of Merano

A taste of Italy: Wine Italia at the Merano WineFestival

Indulge in the rich tapestry of Italian wines and immerse yourself in the vibrant flavours of the vineyards at Wine Italia, a captivating showcase at the renowned Merano WineFestival.

Get ready to embark on a sensory journey that celebrates the diversity, tradition and unparalleled quality of Italian winemaking. From the wines of the Alps to the rolling hills of Tuscany to the sunny vineyards of Sicily, Wine Italia is a celebration of Italy's wine heritage like no other.

Wine International

Wine International

Lentner Hall & Czerny Hall

Celebrating global flavours: Wine International at the Merano WineFestival

Immerse yourself in an extraordinary journey of taste and culture at Wine International, a captivating event within the Merano WineFestival.

Get ready to delight your palate and awaken your senses as you explore an unparalleled selection of wines from around the world.

This extraordinary celebration of global flavours is a must for connoisseurs and wine lovers looking to expand their horizons.

WH Area

WineHunter Area

Main Stage Kursaal

Exploring the WineHunter Area: an adventure among more than 400 labels.

Get ready for an extraordinary experience in our WineHunter Area, on the picturesque stage of the Kursaal.

This area celebrates the exploration and discovery of exceptional wines that have been carefully selected by The WineHunter Helmuth Koecher, assisted by a jury of experts.

Immerse yourself in a world of rare and unique wines, where every sip tells a story and each bottle represents the pinnacle of quality and craftsmanship.



Hotel Therme Meran

Discovering the secrets of wine: Masterclasses by The WineHunter.

A unique opportunity to broaden your knowledge of wine, refine your palate and delve into the world of viticulture at the highly anticipated Masterclasses at the Merano WineFestival.

This unique series of educational sessions is designed to enhance your wine experience and provide an in-depth exploration of various wine regions, grape varieties and winemaking techniques.

Let our experienced sommeliers guide you as you discover the world of oenology!

Territories and Consortia

Territories and Consortia


Unique terroirs and the collective efforts of wine regions at the captivating Territorium&Consortium showcase at the Merano WineFestival.

This exceptional event brings together several wine territories and many consortia, providing a platform to discover the distinctive character and exceptional quality of the wines of these esteemed regions.

Territorium&Consortium is a dedicated space where different wine regions come together to showcase their collective identity, traditions and excellence in wine and gastronomy.

The WineHunter Talks

The WineHunter Talks

Puccini Theater & Hotel Terme

Between innovation, history and current events: The WineHunter Talks.

Inspiring discussions and presentations at the prestigious Merano WineFestival.

These engaging sessions bring together renowned wine experts, sommeliers and industry professionals to share their insights, experiences and stories, offering a deeper understanding of the industry, stimulating not only our taste buds, but also our curiosity.