Viticulture in Naturno: an introduction
As a hotelier and sommelier in the market town of Naturno near Merano in South Tyrol, I have extensive expertise in viticulture. In this blog article I would like to give you an insight into the world of viticulture in Naturno. I will talk about the climate, weather, grape varieties, cultivation and harvest and introduce you to the two most important winegrowers in the village: Falkenstein and Juval.
The climate and weather in Naturno
Naturno is situated at an altitude of 554 meters above sea level and is surrounded by the Alps. The climate is continental with Mediterranean influences. Summers are hot and dry, while winters are cold and snowy. These conditions provide ideal conditions for viticulture.
The grape varieties in Naturno
In Naturno, mainly autochthonous grape varieties are cultivated, such as Vernatsch, Lagrein, Riesling and Gewürztraminer. These varieties are perfectly adapted to the climate and soil conditions and produce wines of the highest quality.
The cultivation and harvest in Naturno
The winegrowers in Naturno attach great importance to sustainability and environmental protection. The vineyards are carefully tended and the grapes are harvested by hand. The harvest takes place in autumn and is accompanied by many festivals and celebrations, such as the Riesling Days.
The most important winegrowers in Naturno: Falkenstein and Juval
Falkenstein and Juval are the two most important winegrowers in Naturno. Falkenstein is known for its elegant white wines, while Juval is famous for its powerful red wines. Both wineries place great emphasis on quality and sustainability and have earned an excellent reputation in the wine world.
Naturno is a paradise for wine lovers. The climate and soil conditions offer ideal conditions for viticulture and the autochthonous grape varieties produce wines of the highest quality. Falkenstein and Juval are the two most important wine producers in the village and have earned an excellent reputation in the wine world. Visit Naturno and discover the world of viticulture!