Kaltern is really fun at the moment - especially if you are a demanding, curious wine lover. After the turnaround from mass production to high-quality wines in the 90s, the first 10 years of the new millennium have seen a great deal of change in terms of the independence and authenticity of the wines. On the one hand, this is due to the general trend in South Tyrol. In Kaltern, there are also many new, ambitious wineries enriching the scene. And one thing is noticeable in South Tyrol's best-known wine village: it is becoming ever greener. The number of certified organic wineries has now grown to seven and - just as importantly - the (still) 'conventional' wineries are very open-minded about ecologically sustainable practices, because they realise that this is good for the quality and independence of the wines.