Ecological Vineyard Othmar Sanin
Species-rich bio-diversity beneath the vines
Othmar Sanin has not used any plant protection products on his ½ hectare organic wine farm in Margreid for 15 years. He started off by changing to fungus-resistant vines (PIWI) in order to not have to spray his crops. No tractors pass through his rows of vines, which have 40 different wild herbs growing there to revive and enrich the earth beneath the vine leaves. All this variety provides an inspiration for new and rare vine-based products: vine leaf pesto, vine shoots in olive oil, vine leaves in brine, ground grape seeds (rich in the anti-oxidant OPC).
Products: grapes, grape juice, rosé wine, red wine
Offers: wild herb tours with wine tasting: every Tuesdays at 3.00 pm (April, May, Sept., Oct.) and 4.00 pm (June, July, August)
Sale: from the farm on arrangement, at large organic markets and trade fairs in South Tyrol
Organic since 1992