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 Brixen, between Vahrn and Neustift, 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.
Apple and elderflower dominate the Müller Thurgau 2019 in aroma and it has a fresh acid structure on the palate. The 2019 Veltliner is spicy. The 2019 Sylvaner is very complex with hints of mango, pineapple and vanilla. The 2019 Sauvignon is intense. The 2019 Kerner is excellent. An exciting wine with a variety of exotic fruits in aroma. The 2019 Gewürztraminer exudes an intensive fragrance of roses and violets as well as lychee. The 2018 Pinot Noir features aromas of dried flower and jam.
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).