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 BeerPassion and a widely varied selection of liquors and distillates. Additionally, the consortia of Italy present a selection of their products. The Rue de Chef presents visitors with kitchen equipment and ingredients for the haute cuisine.

This year, for the first time, the Promenade hosts also the Spirits Experience.