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

BARTHENAU BRUT Rosé

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A magical place

Mountain Wine from Maso Michei

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Alto Adige (Südtirol) and its peculiar interpretation of the future of terroir. A diluted situation.

European Union, thank you!

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Konrad Oberhofer - Pirchschrait

Gewürztraminer – the Great Growth

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A Glance at the Family History

Historic Vineyards

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Our great growths

Vigna – our „Cru“!

“The intrinsic quality of a vineyard is the decisive factor in whether or not a single-vineyard wine is produced – a wine that expresses a very specific origin. The leading…

An extraordinary Pinot Noir

Ludwig Barth von Barthenau – Roccolo

Good wine originates in the vineyard – even more so, excellent wine. Excellent wines demand the very best grapes, the type of fruit that can only come from particularly good…

A harvest could not have been more exciting!

Harvest 2015

After a warm spring and a slightly delayed flowering, June and July followed with consistent warm and dry weather. August was rather variable, but in comparison to the previous year,…

Flowering 2015

May is the month of expectations. Temperatures rise, the vineyards become green, and new shoots burst out of the old vine wood. Budbreak occurred hesitantly during the weeks of April…

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,…

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