Southern Wine Route, Wine & bike: Gewürztraminer and Pinot Noir
The southernmost ‘Wine & Bike’ route leads from the wine villages of Cortaccia/Kurtatsch and Magrè/Margreid to Cortina all’Adige/Kurtinig and Salorno/Salurn. Return via Egna/Neumarkt and Ora/Auer back to Termeno/Tramin. The stretch from Salorno to Ora can be completed by train.
Route: the Southern Wine Route begins in the centre of the historic wine village of Cortaccia and leads past the 'Ur Rebe', where a vine was grafted in Magrè in 1601. From here head on to Cortina all’Adige, also called 'little Venice' by locals because it is often flooded. Continue on to Salorno, the southernmost municipality in the province, and to Egna where the best Pinot Nero areas stretch all the way to Montagna/Montan. The wine village of Termeno is near the end of the bike tour. The autochthonous Gewürztraminer wine is named after this village, where it is cultivated to produce the highest quality.