Since 2004, specialist journalists, oenologists and wine lovers have been tasting the Vernatsch wines of the previous vintage at the annual Alto Adige Vernatsch Cup and awarding prizes to the best wines of the growing regions.
Thomas Scarizuola has been chief-enologist of the Cantina Kaltern since April 2023 - but he knows the winery like the back of his hand. In this interview, the new cellar boss introduces himself and his ideas and visions.
In the Chamber of Commerce of Bolzano the winners of the kunst.stück 2020 were drawn.
Sicilian artist Giuseppe Rametta wins the artist competition.
The Quintessenz Kalterersee Classico Superiore 2021 was rewarded for the third time (after the vintages 2017 and 2020) with the highest award "Tre Bicchieri" of the renowned Italian wine guide "Vini d'Italia" by Gambero Rosso.
The American James Suckling is one of the most influential wine critics worldwide. All the more impressive is our result at this year's tasting.
The most important Italian wine guide "Vini d'Italia - Gambero Rosso" awards the Quintessenz Kalterersee Classico Superiore 2020 with the highest award "Tre Bicchieri - Three Glasses".
The great ratings at the Decanter World Wine Awards and Falstaff wine guide surprised even us. The Quintessenz Passito has also made it among the best wines in the world.
At the 18th edition of the Alto Adige Schiava Trophy, the Leuchtenberg Kalterersee 2020 wins the title of Schiava of the Year in the Classic category.
The winning label for the kunst.stück 2019 art competition comes from graphic designer and illustrator Federico Petrolito.
Cantina Kaltern invites artists and graphic artists to design a custom label that will adorn these kunst.stück 2019 wine.

Vintage 2020 in Alto Adige - the report

The 2020 wine-growing year in Kaltern explained by wine maker Andrea Moser.
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