The "Winery Cantina Andrian" is located in the municipality of Terlano in the Adige Valley (province of Bolzano) in the Italian wine-growing area South-Tirol
(Region Trentino-Alto Adige
). It was founded in 1893 as the first cellar cooperative in South Tyrol. It was founded in 2008 by the Winery Terlano
but the wines marketed under their own label. The managing director is Klaus Andergassen, as cellar master Rudi Kofler. The operating motto is "Tradition through movement". The vineyards stretch over gentle hills at an altitude between 260 and 340 meters above sea level on Gantkofel (dolomitic rock), limestone and porphyry soils. They cover 70 hectares of vineyards. The white varieties Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio and Müller-Thurgau, as well as the red varieties Lagrein, Vernatsch, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir and Merlot are cultivated and processed.
The wines are matured with the destination, the special terroir
to express. Depending on the type of wine, they are aged in steel tanks, large traditional oak barrels or barriques. The large product range includes many white, rosé and red wines DOC South Tyrol
from the different subzones. The selection wines are selected, late and hangelesenem physiologically mature
Grape from the older Andrianer vineyards with a minimum age of 15 years and extremely low yields (about 42 hl / Ha) pressed. The premium wines include the "Lagrein Tor di Lupo" (Lagrein), "Merlot Riserva Gant" and "Vernatsch Bocado" red wines and the "Sauvignon Blanc Floreado" white wine. Every year around 400,000 bottles of wine are produced.