Kurtatsch celebrates 120 years

Cantina Kurtatsch new winery 2020

Mountain sunshine is transformed into precise whites and reds, some notably local, by one of Alto Adige's smallest co-ops.

Cantina Kurtatsch had the misfortune to be celebrating its 120th anniversary in May 2020, with plans for a big party to mark the opening of their spectacular new winery pictured above. The event was postponed rather than cancelled and although I was not able to attend, I was lucky enough to be able to taste one of the 3,000 bottles of their impressive and delicious bone-dry Blanc de Blancs 2014 – their first-ever sparkling wine – released to mark the anniversary...