Winemakers on the mountain

In summer too, star winemakers from the best-known wine growing regions in Austria are coming to the chalet restaurant Einkehr in Bad Kleinkirchheim for a very special “summit meeting”. With our series of “Winemakers on the mountain” events, throughout the winter selected top vineyards such as Krug, Wieninger or Domäne Wachau from Austria will form the focus of our culinary gourmet weekends.

On these weekends there is an exquisite programme that will not just appeal to wine lovers. It includes a wine tasting with stories on the subject of wine offered by the winemakers themselves, with the appropriate cuisine forming part of the programme.

Here a tasting menu awaits you comprising Carinthian delicacies and delicious titbits which chef Joshua Kostecki, who has been awarded 81 points by the Falstaff Guide, has coordinated with the accompanying wines.

“Wine is an excellent way of connecting good taste with a deeper and spiritual dimension of life. So as well as wine tasting, during “Winemakers on the mountain” we also offer additional programme items that simply do you good”, says Jakob Forstnig about “Winemakers on the mountain”.

Our staff are thus continuing a much-loved tradition whose origin actually goes back centuries, because in 1642 the Jesuits awarded the landlord of the Trattlerhof the right to serve food and drink, a sort of old-style restaurant licence! At that time the landlords served grape juice, which was transported over the alpine passes in casks by pack animal drivers. The Chronicle of the Trattlerhof contains a bill from the 18th century which refers to the delivery of a 150-litre wine cask.

Dates for the summer 2019 you find here:

17.-18.5.2019 Weingut Langmann - St. Stefan ob Stainz, Steiermark
21.-22.6.2019 Weingut Dorigo - Premariacco, Italien
5.-6.7.2019 Weingut Tesch - Neckenmarkt, Burgenland
19.-20.7.2019 Domäne Müller - Groß St. Florian, Steiermark
30.-31.8.2019 Weingut Wellanschitz - Neckenmarkt, Burgenland
13.-14.9.2019 Weingut Sax - Lagenlois, Niederösterreich
20.-21.9.2019 Kärnten Wein - Horst Wild, Kärnten
6.-7.9.2019 Weingut Schödl - Loidesthal, Niederösterreich
27.-28.9.2019 Weingut Dürnberg - Falkenstein bei Poysdorf, Niederösterreich
​4.-5.10.2019 Weingut Remushof Jagschitz, Oslip, Burgenland
11.-12.10.2019 Weingut Tenuta di Blasig, Ronchi dei Legionari, Italien
18.-19.10.2019 Domäne Wachau - Dürnstein, Niederösterreich


Winemakers on the mountain in summer 2019

Winemakers on the mountain

In summer too, star winemakers from the best-known wine growing regions in Austria are coming to the Trattlers Einkehr for a very special “summit meeting”.

Paul Zopf, Bauernaufstände, Trattlerwirt, Trattlerhof, Zopfstube, Advokat, Bauer, Bauernaufstand, Bad Kleinkirchheim, Kärnten


133 years of embodying our tradition as hosts across five generations – this is what connects the Forstnig family with the Trattlerhof.

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