A good drop of home-grown wine and typical South Tyrolean farmers cooking can be enjoyed at the Griesserhof farm inn.
This listed farmhouse is situated north of Bressanone, between Varna and Novacella, at the foot of a steeply sloping vineyard. It once belonged to the so-called "Mairhöfen" and provided income for the bishop. Today it is here to spoil you with a drop of its home-produced wine and tasty dishes. The farm in also offers wine tastings (booking required).
Speck and cheese, "Kaminwurzen" (chimney smoked sausage), barley soup, "Schlutzer" (spinach ravioli), dumplings, cheese dumplings, house sausage, cured pork, cold cuts platter. Omelettes, "Kaiserschmarrn" (sugared pancakes with raisins) and sweet "Krapfen" (fried sweet pastries). "Erdäpfelblattlen" (fried potato pasties) with cabbage and "Tirtlen" (fried vegetable pasties), cabbage or beetroot salad. Juices: apple, elderflower and sour cherry.
The 2020 Sauvignon is an excellent ambassador for its variety and features an elegant interplay of exotic fruit and grassy notes. It is particularly harmonious on the palate. The 2020 Veltliner is vivacious and elegant on the palate. The 2020 Sylvaner is spicy yet fruity with delicate acidity. The 2020 Kerner is complex and multi-faceted and is a vivacious wine with a mineral character. the 2020 Pinot Noir has ruby-red hues and is dominated by strawberry and raspberry as well as its balanced effect on the palate.
From 12th September until 3rd December open from Wednesday to Sunday from 12 noon. From 4th December until 6th January open from Friday until Sunday from 12 noon. Advance booking required.
Access route: Coming from Bressanone, turn right at the end of the village of Varna. The farm inn is located on the left after 100 metres. Coming from the north, turn left at the entrance of the village of Varna (follow the signs).