Guilty Pleasure Blog Merano Wine Festival 2010


Merano, Italy - 19th Merano WineFestival (November 6-8, 2010)

by stasa cafuta (text and photo)

Exclusive meeting place

“The Merano WineFestival, founded and organised by Helmuth Köcher, is one of the most exclusive and most elegant oenogastronomic events in Europe, dedicated to the best of Italian and international wines, gastronomic delicacies, exclusive hotels and star chefs and other culinary delights,” is written on the official site of the organizers. I have to admit, its absolutely true.

Facts: 486 producers from Italy and other countries in the section Wine; 52 wine producers bio&dynamica; 90 professionaly produced culinary delights in the section Culinaria; 15 destilleries (Aquavitae&Liquores); 10 breweries with home made beer (BeerPassion); 10 WineResorts; GourmetArena.

TOP 5

  1. Chateau Figeac; France – Saint Emilion; Chateau Figeac 2000 (35% Cabernet Franc, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot)
  2. Guido Berlucchi, Italy – Lombardia; Pallazo Lana Saten Franciatora DOCG 2004 (100% Chardonnay)
  3. Braida; Italy – Piemonte; Bricco dell’ Uccellone Barbera d’Asti DOC 2007 (100% Barbera)
  4. Weingut Von Othegraven; Germanny - Saar; Altenberg Erste Lage Grosses Gewachs 2009 (Riesling)
  5. Mattman – Cicero Weinbau; Swiss – Zizers; Pinot noir – Churer Rheintal 2006

Slovenian wineries:
  • Dveri Pax
  • Goriška Brda
  • Guerila
  • Kocijančič Zanut
  • Nando – Andrej Kristančič
  • Simčič; Marjan Simčič
  • Steyer vina
  • Vina Joannes
  • Verus vinogradi

More: www.meranowinefestival.com










































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