History | The pioneering spirit of Alto Adige - yesterday and today

Erste+Neue, a significant contributor to the history of wine growing in Alto Adige for over a century, was established in 1986 following the merger of the Erste Kellerei (founded in 1900) and the Neue Kellerei (founded in 1925). A further forward-looking step was taken in 2016 when it was affiliated with Cantina Kaltern and the decision was taken to retain the brand in view of its prominence and tradition in the world of wine.

Wine in Alto Adige has a thousand years of history, and we are committed to maintaining and passing on this tradition and wine-growing culture. Our ambitions have always been rooted in a strong pioneering spirit, which also finds expression in the modern design of our labels.