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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.

School program

Offers for school classes

School year 2016/2017

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.


Guided tour

Between old vines and centuries-old traditions

Guided tour in German

Visitors can learn about millennia-old South Tyrolean wine history and about the variety of the local wine tradition. You can visit the vineyard and discover ancient grape varieties. At the end of the guided tour a glass of wine is tasted in the atmospheric deep cellar. The guided tour is held in German. More information

Thursday from 10 am to 11.30 am




Chestnut roasting

Roasting chestnuts

On Sunday, 6th November, the museum invites to the annual chestnut roast in the vineyard in order to celebrate the successful museum season with all friends and visitors.

Date: 06.11.2016
Time: from 10 to 14

Free admission