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20 years of PIWI South Tyrol

...must be celebrated! That's why we cordially invite you to come
PIWI Symposium on November 30, 2023 in the NOI Techpark in Bolzano a.

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. We also offer a colorful supporting program with tastings of new and well-known varieties and plenty of opportunities for exchange.

A little insight into the program:

Starts at 8:30 a.m

      • Short review of the last 20 years
      • Overview of PIWI cultivation in South Tyrol and research in Laimburg
      • Geilweilerhof breeding program
      • Breeding program Vivai cooperativi Rauscedo
      • Breeding Program INRAE
      • Oenological implementation of PIWI varieties
      • PIWI cultivation in Austria
      • Marketing and acceptance of PIWI wines
      • “Future wines” and marketing
      • SUWIR project at the University of Bolzano
      • Panel discussions on new varieties, branding and marketing
      • Open ending with a cozy get-together, accompanied by music, with good wine and probably a lot of new things to talk about

Latest News

Free webinars on the nutritional table & e-labels with Holger Kiefer and Winestro

DATES: Thursday September 7th, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Thursday November 9th, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m

The introduction of the e-label is getting closer and closer: We are therefore offering free webinars on the topic for everyone in the wine industry. On these dates, I will explain to you exactly from the point of view of a lawyer specializing in wine law what there is to consider about nutritional declarations and e-labels, and the Winestro.Cloud team will present the most important points on how you can deal with the topic for you in the coming year can solve the problem technically in a relaxed manner.


August 30, 2023|

PIWI WINZER STAMMTISCH always on the last Monday of the month!

The desire to have an opportunity for informal exchange with fellow winegrowers has already been expressed several times. There should now be a digital winemaker regulars’ table for this. We cordially invite you, themselves on the last Monday of every monthats at 6:00 p.m. for an exchange in the virtual room. The regulars' table will organized alternately by different national groupsto shed light on the diverse facets of our association.

The first digital regulars’ table will take place on Monday 28 August 2023 at 6 p.m in German, followed by the second on September 25th in English and planned on October 30th in Italian.

Dial-up link (always remains the same)
Meeting ID 868 7971 2269

Registration is not required.

The other regulars’ table dates as well as all dates on the subject of PIWI can be found in our Calendar on website.

August 28, 2023|

Cooperation with Benefit as a member of PIWI-International!

There is a cooperation between PIWI International and that aims to promote the association and its members on In this webinar, which lasts no more than 10 minutes, Utz Graafmann will show how you as a winery can benefit from this.

Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at 6 p.m. (the webinar will be recorded)

To registration

Sell wine successfully with for wineries

Find out how you, as a winery, can maximize your wine sales, find stockists across Europe and get support in the sales process. Learn methods to increase the visibility of your winery on and increase your sales figures. Use to bring additional visitors to your winery or to advertise events.
Language: German
Duration: 20 minutes

More webinars at Wein.Plus

February 3, 2023|

PIWIs, sheep and alpine climate

In South Tyrol, winegrowers rely on resistant varieties - and they are successful


In  plant more and more   on. Even the big wineries are no longer spared the trend. About the experiences  and the  the  reports Roland Brunner.

"The  of the future”.  its growths exclusively from  be pressed. The future began at Hof Gandberg 30 years ago, when his father Rudolf decided to do it consistently  to work and with the planting of  avoid spraying of any kind. In organic farming, in  - especially in the last ten years - a lot has been achieved. In the production of Piwi wines, the  albeit still cautious overall.

Piwi pioneer Rudolf Niedermayr and his son Thomas

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August 22, 2022|

Benefit from the PIWI boom - podcast from the art of selling wine with Alexander Morandell

In diesem Interview spricht Diego mit dem derzeitigen Präsidenten von PIWI International und Rebveredler Alexander Morandell über das Vermarktungspotenzial der neuen Rebsorten und ihre ökonomischen und gesellschaftlichen Auswirkungen auf den Weinbau.

April 2, 2022|
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