Gerlinde Laimer’s husband Manuel is a fruit and winegrower who manages the large organic farm and family estate and tends to the vines in the vineyard. The exquisite white cuvée and the Pinot Noir Riserva are served in the hotel restaurant, while the herbs from the garden add spicy and fresh notes to the dishes prepared.
Family estate and organic farm. The Hanswirt inn and the adjacent large farm have been owned by the Laimer family since the 16th century, and thus form a South Tyrolean family estate. Livestock was kept here up until the 1980s: now it is mainly apples that are grown on the former fields and meadows, while the vineyard produces Pinot Blanc, Müller Thurgau and Pinot Noir grapes. Manuel cultivates his many hectares sustainably using organic farming methods. It is thus no wonder that the house white cuvée and its Pinot Noir Riserva taste so good: organic wine delivers what it promises and compares favourably with other high-quality wines from South Tyrol.
Fine produce on show. Herbs from the garden, fruit preserves according to season, juices and baked goods: your hosts the Laimer family appreciate fresh and natural ingredients from South Tyrol and carefully select what they cannot themselves produce. There is thus a showcase in the passageway connecting hotel and inn dedicated to the seasonal delicacies that Anna Laimer mainly produces to her own recipes. Her elderberry juice and cantuccini biscuits, strawberry and apricot jam are all a delight for young and old alike. Georg and Matthias Laimer themselves choose the cattle for their cacciatora sausages in the Gsieser Valley: offered with olive oil from Puglia contained in decorative ceramic bottles and Schüttelbrot (traditional crispy bread) in a Hanswirt carry bag, they make a popular gourmet greeting from the Hanswirt.