Three unmissable events await you in Alta Badia this March. Do you like tasting wines and local dishes? Take part in the Sommelier on the slopes (March 1, 15 and 22) or in the Roda dles Saus ski safari from March 11 to 18, taking you on a tasteful journey of everything Ladin. Don’t forget the Wine Skisafari on Sunday 25 March. The event, now in its 8th edition, offers tourists a full day dedicated to the best South Tyrolean wines on the slopes of Alta Badia.
Over the course of the last years, Alta Badia has become the Holy Temple of fine cuisine and perfect slopes for unforgettable skiing in the heart of the Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sommeliers on the slopes
The 2017-18 winter season includes for the third time the event which aims to highlight and teach us all about the best South Tyrolean wines. The three dates, 1, 15 and 22 March, include beautiful skiing sessions on the slopes of Alta Badia, combined with tasting some of the most refined wines in South Tyrol.
Roda dles Saus: mountain huts, ancient recepies and genuine food
The 5th edition of the Roda dles Saus, the ski safari devoted to the Ladin cuisine and culture, will be held in the ski carousel of Santa Croce in Alta Badia. For a whole week, from Sunday 11 March until 18 March, skiers can taste the different dishes which originated in the heart of the Dolomites, paired with the best South Tyrolean wines, skiing from mountain hut to hut.
Tourists should also take some time to visit Badia’s Parish Church, the birthplace of Saint Freinademetz and the traditional ‘viles’, the mountain farmsteads of Fussé, Coz and Pransarores, and finish at the suggestive small church of Santa Croce, resting at the feet of the Santa Croce mountain.
Local specialties paired with a South Tyrolean wine shall be served at several mountain huts. Authentic scenery and genuine, typical dishes. Sun kissed slopes welcome tourists on this food safari, surrounded by breathtaking views, set amongst a sprawling valley covered with forests and Ladin mountain huts.
De dl vin – ski safari: 2000 m of ecstasy
On Sunday, 25 March 2018, for an exclusive tasting session of the best South Tyrolean wines on top of the world. Enjoy local wines from a breathtaking 2000 m., from 10 a.m. until 3.30 p.m. at the Piz Arlara, Bioch, I Tablà and Pralongiá mountain huts. A fitting end for the close of the winter season dedicated to fine cuisine.
South Tyrolean wines stand out for their superb quality, obtained thanks to favorable climate, fertile soil and the care and dedication shown by winemakers
South Tyrolean wine plays a fundamental role in different food and wine initiatives in Alta Badia – and not only in restaurants and mountain huts.
Tickets can be purchased for €30 at the four participating huts. The brochure detailing the offer is available at the Alta Badia Tourism offices. Ski carefully.