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High altitude wine seminar focusing on Alto Adige

Today I had a great pleasure to take part in a seminar about Alto Adige high altitude wines. It was curated by MW Nancy Gilchurch, Werner Waldboth and Andi Punter (Franz Haas). 311 more words

Wine News

Varietal of the Month: Pinot Grigio Week 1

As much as I enjoyed last month’s exploration of lagers it feels so refreshing to jump back into wine for this month.  The last varietal I had chosen was the often-maligned Merlot and for April I’ve selected another that has seen its fair share of criticism.  926 more words


Italian Indigenous Varieties: Müller Thurgau Bianco

Muller Thurgau is a variety that was created in the 1880s in Germany by Hermann Müller who was Swiss at Geisenheim. He was from Thurgau in Switzerland, hence the name of the variety. 212 more words


Kofler Seen

A stunning winter walk at the head of the Reintal to the frozen Kofler lakes, with vast views over the surrounding valleys and summits.

This is a fantastic walk, climbing through the forest at the head of the valley onto a wide, snowy plateau.

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A gentle walk featuring pine forest, mountain pastures and a close-up view of the spectacular Odle Dolomites plus the opportunity to return by sledge.

The Villnöss Tal (Val di Funes) is one of the most beautiful in the whole of the Dolomites, encircled by tall mountains including the famous spiky pinnacles of the Odles.

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Seiseralm Running Park

A wealth of trail running opportunities on Europe’s biggest Alpine plateau.

Seiseralm is a huge expanse of the sort of landscape for which the Alps are famous: undulating grasslands punctuated by tiny hay barns and shepherd’s hut, framed by a background of tall rocky peaks. 722 more words


Reviewing James Suckling's The Miracle of Alto Adige

On 22th of March, the Miracle of Alto Adige was released, a documentary produced by James Suckling and his son Jack about this wine region in the north of Italy. 788 more words