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Wine&Siena 26-27 January 2019

Wine&Siena is an event created to usher in the new year, and is organized by Gourmet’s International together with Confcommercio Siena, Camera di Commercio Siena and Comune di Siena that celebrate and embrace the excellence of Italian wine and cuisine. The event is brought to you by the organizers and creators of the Merano WineFestival, to celebrate The WineHunter Award winning products in Siena, a historical city and symbol of Italian viticulture.
During Wine&Siena, the city itself will be deeply intertwined with the event, immersing producers and visitors in a unique atmosphere where history is reflected within such beautiful sights as Rocca Salimbeni, Banca Monte dei Paschi Siena, Grand Hotel Continental Siena – Starhotels Collezione, the Palazzo Pubblico, the Palazzo del Rettorato and Palazzo Squarcialupi.
The goal of Wine&Siena is to promote and enhance the very best of Italian production and become an unforgettable event for professionals and enthusiasts alike, all in the historic context of Siena, a center of Tuscan wine production, and a city appreciated all over the world!

We can’t wait to see you on January 26th and 27th 2019! Come, enjoy and share your passion with us!

For further information on the event we invite you to visit the OFFICIAL EVENT WEBSITE

Rocca Salimbeni – Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena Piazza Salimbeni
Grand Hotel Continental Siena – Starhotels Collezione Via Banchi di Sopra 85
Palazzo del Rettorato Via Banchi di Sotto 55
Palazzo Comunale Piazza del Campo
Palazzo Squarcialupi, Santa Maria della Scala

Opening Hours:
day pass 11.00 – 19.30 45 euro
half-day ticket 15.00 – 19.30 30 euro
2-day-pass 60 euro

Press Office:
online: Link
on-site: Palazzo del Rettorato

Producers Office:
on-site: Rocca Salimbeni – Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena

Merano WineFestival

Born in 1992, the Merano WineFestival is the event where excellence embraces the world of elegance.

It is the first event in Europe that has developed a gracious tasting round of exceptional products with a unique glass of wine.

The festival that unites the exquisite world of wine and food is the perfect moment for an exchange of opinions between professionals and enthusiasts of the world of wine, food and more.

In its 27 years, the prestige of the Merano WineFestival has grown worldwide and it is becoming synonymous with high quality.

Merano WineFestival meets Traubenfest Meran

20 – 21 October – Lungo Passirio Merano

On the occasion of the Traubenfest, Merano will be filled with popular music, traditional parades and of course tastings of typical South Tyrolean dishes.
On October 20 to 21, for the first time, the area along the Lungo Passirio, the river that crosses the city, will be dedicated to Merano WineFestival meets Traubenfest. You find a tasting itinerary of Southtyrolian wines from the Burgraviato and typical regional food.
The Traubenfest Meran is about creative workshops for children, a farmers’ market with regional products, different musical and folk groups from Southtyrol and other regions, a great folk parade and about 45,000 guests.


Anteprima MWF Roma

13th and 14th of October 2018 – Acquario Romano

The Preview to Merano WineFestival at Rome is an event created by Gourmet’s International and aims to be the perfect place for producers to network and create new professional contacts. The Anteprima MWF is held in the grand and elegant location Acquario Romano in Rome, Italy.

This enchanting location is situated in the center of the city and has great historical and artistic significance. Today, having parted from its initial purpose as an aquarium, it is a space for showings and events of the highest caliber. The main room, with its splendid arches and decor, creates a magical atmosphere to present, taste, and discuss distinctive wine and food products.

Anteprima Merano WineFestival Roma is set to occur on the 13th and 14th of October, 2018. We eagerly await your attendance!

Edition 2017

The 2017 edition of the event saw the attendance of 60 producers who presented a total of 250 different wine labels. Among those producers, 20 also presented culinary, brewed, and distilled products. Over 700 visitors and 150 journalists attended the event, which was also held at the Acquario Romano.

In addition to the main tasting, the event was attended by renowned chefs, and was host to several showcooking presentations.

Ingredients of Success

Press Office

A collaboration with a renowned local communications agency to guarantee the attendance of the press, opinion leaders, f&b managers, professionals, sommeliers, restaurateurs, cooking schools, and other relevant members of the sector at the event. The Press and PR office is active at the local, regional, national, and international levels, with extensive involvement in media and communications across the industry.


Media partnership agreements are in place on paper and the web, and through television and radio. Also in place is a partnership with AIS for a co-marketing campaign to guarantee widespread promotional circulation.


Vino in Vulcano WineHunter Catania

1° Edition

21-22-23 September

From September 21st to 23rd, for the first time, Vino in Vulcano – WineHunter Catania takes place on the beautiful island of Sicily. Taste precious wines and food, rewarded with The WineHunter Award, right inside the Monastero dei Benedittini di San Nicolò l’Arena.

Due to organizational reasons the event scheduled for Catania on September 21-23 is unfortunately not taking place.
We are already working on a new project, scheduled for the first part of 2019 and we hope to have many of you with us.

Gourmet’s Italia WineHunter München

15° Edition 11 June 2018
Künstlerhaus – Munich

WineHunter Munich is the event dedicated to the city of Munich and it is the unique possibility to taste the best of Italian wine and food. Different show cooking give the opportunity to get to know the Italian way of cooking.

Taste a selection of products from 70 wineries and 15 producers of food from different regions of Italy. We await around 600 visitors.

The WineHunter Lounge
The WineHunter Lounge is an elegant séparée with a bar area for sponsors and exhibitors. The area is the right place for professional discussions, interviews, tastings and talks with sponsors.

Sponsors of the previous year: Eataly, Air Dolomiti, Regione Puglia;

Edition 2017
We registered more than 800 visitors, 90 producers with 400 different wines in degustation, 200 professionals of the sector, 70 press representatives and 50 invited VIP.

Ingredients of success

The close partnership with the Camera di Commercio Italo-Tedesca ensures, already since 14 years, the strong presence of professionals of the sector and press representatives.

Collaborations with Italian brands of the sectors lifestyle, furniture, airlines and institutions like Italian regions give a special dynamic to the event.

Promotion for the producers through the communication channels of the Camera di Commercio Italo-Tedesca, Merano WineFestival and The WineHunter.

Press Accreditation
For information regarding the press accreditation, please write an email to

WineHunter USA

5° Edition

29 May 2018 BOSTON – Seaport Hotel – Lighthouse Ballroom
1 June 2018 PHILADELPHIA – The Union League of Philadelphia – Meade Room

In the United States the attention to Italian high-quality products is rising and it is essential to show how Italy is able to create these products of highest quality that are suitable for dishes from all over the world. Made in Italy products tell their own story thanks to characteristics that are simply unique.

Italian producers themselves present the emotions of their products.

Importers, distributers, professionals of the sector and a private audience have the unique possibility to taste Italian products and to directly talk to the producers.


Exclusively for professionals of the sector, we organize a Masterclass guided by Helmuth Koecher (max. 20 persons).

The event is organized in collaboration with the two known importers Noble Harvest and Mariposa Fine Wine&Spirits.

Gourmet’s Italia WineHunter Wien

14th Edition 7 May 2018
Museumsquartier Wien

WineHunter Vienna represents an exclusive moment of promotion of made-in-Italy products from wine to food.

A day totally dedicated to the city of Vienna, to get to know excellent products of Italian territories and to widen the personal network with professionals and privates of the sector.

We expect around 400 presences. A selection of 50 wineries and 20 producers of food are present at the event.

Edition 2017

WineHunter Vienna registered more than 350 visitors, 60 producers with 200 different wines in degustation, 200 professionals of the sector and 40 press representatives.

Ingredients of success

Close partnership with the Camera di Commercio Italo-Tedesca who guarantees already since 14 editions the multitude of visitors like professionals of the sector and local press.

Promotion through the communication channels of the Camera di Commercio Italo-Tedesca, Merano WineFestival and The WineHunter.

Press Accreditation
For press accreditation please write an email to

Tickets are available directly at the event entrance
Ovalhalle, Museumsquartier Vienna

WineHunter Milano

4° Edition 3-5 March 2018
Identità Golose, MiCo – Milano Congressi

The WineHunter Milano at the international Chef Congress Identità Golose was a great experience. It was an important appointment to create and nurture networking in the gastronomic field, given the great presence of gastronomy operators, chefs, operators of the sector and press! Here is a brief presentation of the 2018 edition: WineHunter Milano was dedicated to 80 wineries and distilleries, proposing a tasting itinerary of the award-winning WineHunter products, in the form of original cocktails created directly by the companies to enhance the uniqueness of their liqueurs and spirits.


Anteprima MWF Ippodromo Merano

29-30 September 2018

This year again the world of horses and the world of wine and cuisine are combined in the unique setting of the Ippodromo Merano for the 79th Gran Premio!
This event is the perfect occasion to present the renowned excellences of the upcoming 27th edition of the Merano WineFestival. Only producers with products that were rewarded with The WineHunter Award and were selected for the Merano WineFestival 2018 will present their excellences.
Each year the known event counts as many as 15,000 spectators who enthusiastically welcome this unique weekend of excellence and races. About 50 producers of wine and food will frame each race with the flavors and aromas from all over Italy.