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

Vintage 2018

After a snowy winter, budbreak began in South Tyrol (Alto Adige) somewhat later than the long-term average. This is also why no late frost damage occurred. We even experienced desirably late…

BARTHENAU BRUT Rosé

“No risk, no gain,” could have been what Ludwig Ritter Barth von Barthenau thought as he brought Pinot Noir vines from their home in France to a high plateau above…

A magical place

Mountain Wine from Maso Michei

A magical place Those travelling from the charming village Ala into the “Valle dei Ronchi” in southern Trentino can view the Maso Michei from afar. The highly elevated, luminous mountain…

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

European Union, thank you!

Alto Adige (Südtirol) and its peculiar interpretation of the future of terroir. A diluted situation. Explanation: There is a EU law that allows the blending of two wines from subzones…

Konrad Oberhofer - Pirchschrait

Gewürztraminer – the Great Growth

Gewürztraminer – the Great Growth Since 2006, a small quantity of Gewürztraminer is selected from the Pirchschrait vineyard for extended maturation on the fine lees in cask. After ten years,…

A Glance at the Family History

Historic Vineyards

Good wine originates in the vine-yard – even more so, excellent wine. Excellent wines demand the very best grapes from exceptionally good sites in outstanding vintages. Each grape is meticulously selected…

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