The Merano Wine Festival, first held in 1992, was the first event in Europe to focus solely on the selection of top quality products in an exclusive ambience. over 950 wines of Italy and the world’s best winemakers are expected. The Merano Wine Festival takes place from Friday 8th to Tuesday 12th november. It kicks off with The Gala Dinner. a prestigious evening during which haute cuisine dishes are paired with wines of excellence. It takes place in the frame of the Merano Kurhaus.