Pioneers of Alto Adige Wines💪🏻🍇
Pioneers form the World of Alto Adige Wine - Visionaries, Exemplary Models, Trailblazers
Graziano Filippi - Pioneers of Alto Adige winemaking
During his tenure as cellarer of the Cantina Santa Maddalena, Graziano Filippi has helped shape Alto Adige wine for decades. The Alto Adige wine culture quality offensive would not have happened without pioneers like him. He has passed on his wealth of experience to his son, Stephan, who succeeded him in the position of cellarer. This portrait, presented by the Consorzio Alto Adige Wines, documents the impressive development of the wines and the great commitment of these two enologists.
Pioneers of Alto Adige Wines - Willi Stürz Cantina Tramin
Willi Stürz knows the terroir of the vineyards of Tramin like the back of his hand. As a decorated cellarer, he particularly appreciates the cool freshness and finesse of the wines from his homeland, Alto Adige. A passionate mountaineer himself, he believes that it is precisely this character that best reflects the unique rocky landscape of the Dolomites. The name Willi Stürz stands for wines which tell the story of the Alpine side of Alto Adige in nuanced tones.
Elena Walch - Pioneers of Alto Adige Wine
Elena Walch’s wine is acclaimed around the world. 🌏 Her deep passion for wine has made her one of the most influential pioneers in the winegrowing region of Alto Adige/Südtirol. Alto Adige Wines has now created a film portrait dedicated to her and her fine wine. 🍷🍷 #altoadigewines #südtirolwein #vinialtoadige #pioneersofwinemaking
The success of our pioneers
While the wines of Alto Adige are today everywhere regarded as a byword for quality, innovative spirit and pioneering enterprise, much is owed to the region’s pioneers, women and men who, motivated by a strong pioneering spirit, realised their dream of producing world-class wines amid the unique landscapes of Alto Adige.
Josef Reiterer - Pioneers of Alto Adige Wine
Josef Reiterer has a passion for pearly bubbles. 🥂 He is the pioneer of sparkling wine made from Alto Adige wines. His method of achieving the most beautiful perlage through years of bottle fermentation was a milestone in the Alto Adige wine quality offensive. This short documentary about the pioneer forms part of a series of short films which introduces the most influential characters in Alto Adige wine culture.
Graziano Filippi, Cantina Santa Maddalena/Bolzano
There are only very few cellarers whose name is as inextricably linked with a certain wine as the name Graziano Filippi is with Santa Maddalena. #altoadigewines #südtirolwein #vinialtoadige
The new generation of winegrowers moves to the fore
In the last few years, the cards have been reshuffled in the wine world of Alto Adige! 🆕 🍷 Therefore a change is in the air 🔀 The pioneers of Alto Adige wines who created the first wave of success in the 1980s have handed the pruning shears over to the younger generation. ✂️ #altoadigewines #südtirolwein #vinialtoadige #newgenerations
Josephus Mayr, Unterganzner
Josephus Mayr is one of the most influential characters in the story of Alto Adige wine. With his vineyard, run by his family for eleven generations now, he represents the great tradition of Alto Adige viticulture.