NEWS from PIWI International



Dear newsletter subscribers!

In many regions, this year's grape harvest has already been completed or is in the final stages. We hope the harvest results were satisfactory for you and we are already looking forward to the next young wine tastings. Before that, however, our PIWI International Wine Challenge 2023 takes place in cooperation with Bonvinitas. This year, numerous submissions from a wide variety of regions promise to be exciting. The results of the PIWI International Wine Challenge on 23 October will be announced next week in a separate mailing...

Current events and meetings:

PIWI International Winegrowers' Round Table
On Monday, October 30th, our PIWI International Round Table will take place again. This time the board of PIWI Austria will introduce itself and will be available for questions on current topics.
Start: 6:00 p.m
Zoom Link: International winemakers' table (It's always the same)
Language: German

PIWI International Summit
The PIWI Summit will again be held online and in English language on Monday 6 November 2023.
Topics are:


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20 years PIWI South Tyrol

... must be celebrated! Therefore we cordially invite you to the
PIWI Symposium on November 30, 2023 at the NOI Techpark in Bolzano.
You can expect interesting lectures on the breeding of new varieties, new findings and developments on the acceptance and marketing of PIWI varieties, as well as exciting panel discussions with renowned international speakers from Germany, France, Switzerland, Austria and Italy. In addition, we offer a colorful supporting program with tastings of new and well-known grape varieties and ample opportunities for exchange.

Date: Thursday 30th of November 2023
Duration: 8:30 h - all day
More details and information about the agenda and how to participate:


PIWI Symposium Freiburg

PIWI Symposium Freiburg

The State Viticulture Institute Freiburg invites you to an international PIWI Symposium from the 5th to the 6th of December. Thematic focal points of the lectures will be plant protection and viticulture, adjusting screws in oenology, breeding and marketing topics.
Date: Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 December
Location: Forum Merzhausen, Am Marktplatz 4, 79249 Merzhausen.
Programs and registration:


PIWI Wines in Venice, II edition, 2nd December 2023

Second edition of the PIWI Wines in Venice National event, Saturday, December 2, 2023 in the halls of the Hotel Carlton on the Gran Canal in Venice.
The program includes the tasting of more than 100 PIWI wines, both Italian and international.

From 11 am to 8 pm PIWI Wine Tasting with more than 20 Italian and foreign producers.
The event is organized by the PIWI Veneto Association and PIWI International in collaboration with Veneziaeventi

Date: Saturday 2nd of December 2023
Location: Hotel Carlton on the Gran Canal in Venice, Italy
Detailed information and tickets here:


PIWI column on our website

A dedicated column on PIWI International website will be available to all PIWI members in future. It will be used for the public (picture and name) and multilingual exchange of personal opinions on professional events or sector topics in order to give our common cause more face.
We are still in working progress phase and we are searching for more inputs!

We look forward to more topics and ideas.
Please send an email at if you want to contribute!


We look forward to exciting events

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