News & Current Events at J. Hofstätter

We constantly strive to ensure that J. Hofstätter continues to remain one of the leading wineries in South Tyrol (Südtirol-Alto Adige). We wish to keep you informed of interesting news and developments in the following section: details about the harvest and the course of the vintage, noteworthy facts about our wines, media reports, and much more. Keep yourself up-to-date with our

A Glance at the Family History

Historic Vineyards

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Our recommendation for you

Barthenau Vigna S. Michele

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Our great growths

Vigna – our „Cru“!

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An extraordinary Pinot Noir

Ludwig Barth von Barthenau – Roccolo

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A harvest could not have been more exciting!

Harvest 2015

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Flowering 2015

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Vintage 2014

The vintage 2014 was meteorologically quite variable and vine cultivation was very labour-intensive. Things that appeared threatening in mid-summer were offset by more pleasant weather in September and October. In…

What a year!

The 2014 harvest is complete!

The winter brought an extraordinary volume of snow. Unusually warm spring weather continued through June. For as long as our region’s weather has been documented, there has never been more…

Now it is official!

“Vigna” – our “Cru”!

It is now official in South Tyrol: the word “Vigna” on a wine label has legal status. “Vigna” signifies a single-vineyard wine made from grapes that stem from one single,…

Oregon remains unjustly unknown to Europeans as a wine region.

A critical view of Alto Adige

Even within the United States it is overshadowed by giant California and does not receive quite the recognition it deserves. Like South Tyrol (Alto Adige), Oregon is also one of…

In the Shadow of the Football World Cup

An important event for our winery currently takes place nearly unnoticed in the shadow of the FIFA World Cup! July is the month that the vintages of our wine assortment…

In Top Form

Concrete vats do not normally belong to the great aesthetic attractions of a winery. It is therefore surprising when vintner Martin Foradori Hofstätter leads visitors in a cellar that was…

Harvest 2013

The Alto Adige weather service summarized the weather for the year 2013 as follows: “The year 2013 will historically be recorded as warm and precipitous. The average annual temperature in…

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