From 4th to 8th November 2016
The Merano WineFestival is one of the most renowned wine events with a large number of visitors:
after its 20th edition in 2011, Helmuth Köcher has already begun with the organisation of the next edition.
The event takes place in the spa town of Merano in the Kurhaus, a prestigious liberty style building.
The first edition of the Merano WineFestival took place in 1992, when – together with two friends - Helmuth Köcher organised the first event in Italy with exclusive high-quality wineries. Since March 2000 Helmuth Köcher has been the only manager of the association and the festival president.
At the Merano WineFestival you can taste the best wines, which are chosen by nine tasting commissioners amongst more than 300 Italian wineries and more than 120 wineries from the USA, South Africa, New Zealand, and other European countries.
During the framework of the Merano WineFestival you can also attend other events focusing on the excellency of Italian gastronomy and wine culture like bio&dynamica, Culinaria, BeerPassion and GourmetArena.