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A museum with atmosphere

The South Tyrolean Wine Museum lies in the oldest winegrowing area of the German-speaking lands. Opened in 1955 in Ringberg Castle, above Lake Kaltern, it is the oldest winegrowing museum in Italy.
The museum is today located in the centre of the wine village of Kaltern, just 15 kilometres from Bozen, in the former Di Pauli winery. An interesting groined vault in the pressing rooms dates from the year 1693, while stone pointed-arch doors and a deep cellar give it a special atmosphere.
The exhibition displays exhibits of a centuries-old cultural history.

Museum entrance

New museum season

The Wine Museum opens on 29th of March 2015.

Offers for school classes

Offers for school classes

School year 2014/2015

How are barrels made? How did winegrower work in the past? School classes search for clues.

The programme for school classes is available in German or Italian.




Tying vines with willows

Wine Excursion Day

Sunday, 26th April 2015

In the vineyard of the museum, the farmers of Kaltern show old and new methods of tying vines: willows were used in the past and modern materials nowadays. Under expert guidance, visitors can also try to tie the vines. Cake and juice will be offered.
Opening times: 10 am-5 pm, free admission