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Detail of two glasses of wine: the white one in the foreground, the redin the backgroundRed apples on a wooden table: typical products from South TyrolTraditional almond sweets of Bolzano

The typical products

Wine

Bolzano is surrounded by approximately 500 hectares of vineyards interlacing amidst the houses. Its particular climate, good soil and variety of cultivating areas create the conditions for an exceptional production. The two autochthonous wines are Lagrein and Santa Maddalena, although cultivation has recently been enriched with other types of grapevines. 98% of grapevines are D.O.C. designated. This confirms the high quality of the wines of Bolzano.

Speck Alto Adige IGP

Speck Alto Adige PGI is a lightly smoked and cured ham. The distinctive aspect, aroma and flavour owe its special character to traditional methods of production, which have been passed from generation to generation and are protected by the European Union. The production rule is essentially: a little smoke, seasoning of 22 weeks and a little salt, i.e. not more than 5%. Compliance with the production regulations results in the fire branding of the finished product with the seal "Speck Alto Adige PGI" (Protected Geographical Indication).

Delicious, crisp apples of Alto Adige

Guaranteed goodness is not easily achieved: 300 days of sunshine per year, integrated production, a centenary tradition in producing and preserving, are just a few elements that contribute to creating the exceptional apple varieties of Alto Adige, a pleasure to look at and to e

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Apple strudel

A classic apple strudel baked according to the traditional recipe of Alto Adige can be made with short-crust or puff pastry filled with only apples from Alto Adige, and mixed with slivered walnuts and pine nuts. It is a delicious desert, served with vanilla ice-cream or whipped cream and a cup of good tea or coffee.

From nature directly: milk and dairy

Milk, butter, cheeses, mozzarella and yoghurt come directly from the mountain farms. They are processed in the dairy farms, undergoing strict quality controls before arriving at the table. The cheeses selected are natural products while genetically modified products are banned. Farming and the health of animals are also regarded with the highest respe

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Bread

Our bakers are passionate about baking bread and use the best ingredients to create different types of breads, from the classic white, to Schüttelbrot, to wholemeal bread.
Similaun is a new loaf, produced by one of the top bakers in the city. It is deliciously tasty and healthy bread made of rye, with the addition of a special variety of pears, hazelnuts and plums.
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Zelten di Bolzano

Zelten of Bolzano is sweet bread filled with dried and candied fruit, nuts and other ingredients. It is the Christmas cake par excellence and can be found in any patisserie in December.