As a practical extension to the limited space within the Kurhaus of Merano, the 1,200 square meter tent-construct hosts, already for 20 years, the Gourmet Arena. It offers and insight into the official Culinaria selection and contains the Beerppassion, Aquavitae, Consortium&Territorium and Extrawine.

At the 27th edition, for the first time, the Promenade hosted also the Spirits Experience Area.