More information on Piana Rotaliana

Located in the heart of Trentino, Piana Rotaliana is a great destination for wine lovers who want to spend time outdoors, soak in the beautiful mountain views and natural landscape typical of South Tyrol, and discover some unique wineries nestled between the mountain feet. During your time in Piana Rotaliana, not only you’ll be able to take part in some unique wine tastings, but you’ll also get the chance to visit fairytale castles, old aristocratic palaces, and enchanting hanging gardens.

When visiting the wineries surrounding Piana Rotaliana, you’ll have the opportunity to discover Teroldego, a local black grape variety known as the prince of the plain or “Tiroler gold” because of its noble properties. Teroldego Rotaliano DOC wines are typically full-bodied yet fresh on the palate, characterized by intense red color and a complex and captivating bouquet of ripe berries and spices on the nose. Other important wines produced in the area include the Classic Method Trento DOC and Pinot Grigio.

Which food to taste in Piana Rotaliana?

During your wine tastings in Piana Rotaliana, you will often be offered a selection of products typical of the Trentino gastronomy, such as cold cuts and long-aged cheese, which pair perfectly with Teroldego. While in the area, we recommend trying at least a few of its traditional recipes, such as risotto with Teroldego wine, canederli (bread dumplings), tortel (potato cake), Zambana’s white asparagus with eggs, or an apple strudel made with Red Delicious apples, a symbol of the area.

Which wines to taste in Piana Rotaliana?

Besides Teroldego, throughout your winery visits in Piana Rotaliana, you’ll be able to encounter different grape varieties, both national and international, such as Schiava, Enantio, Moscato Giallo, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Merlot, Lagrein, Chardonnay, and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Which is the best season to visit Piana Rotaliana?

You can organize visits and wine tastings in the wineries of Piana Rotaliana throughout the year, however, the most scenic period is undoubtedly between spring and late autumn, when the vineyards burst in a myriad of colors and the weather is ideal for outdoor activities such as hiking or mountain biking.

What things to do in Piana Rotaliana?

A trip to Piana Rotaliana, and Trentino in general, wouldn’t be complete without tasting its renewed wines and visiting at least one of its historic wineries. Other activities that are surely worth organizing while in the area include visiting the hanging garden of Ciucioi, the village of Lavis, the Franciscan Convent in San Michele dell’Adige, and the Museum of Uses and Customs of the Trentino People.