About Alois Lageder:
"We are not winemakers," says Alois Lageder, descendant of a family that has devoted itself to wine
for four generations. "We see our role more accurately as midwives and educators. Our duty is to
bring our grapes into the world in good health with the greatest possible care, and to encourage
the successful development of our wines at all stages."
The Lageder family has been active in the
wine trade for more than 150 years. In 1855, Alois Lageder winery was founded the on the edge of
Bolzano's historic center. Over the years, through the untiring efforts of four generations, the
Lageder family has succeeded in purchasing several vineyards and wine estates in some of Alto
Adige's best wine-growing areas.
Today the company is managed by Alois Lageder (born in 1950)
and he is actively assisted by his sister Wendelgard, who is responsible for administration and public
relations and his brother-in-law Luis von Dellemann, the enologist. "Our strong connection with
nature, with the soil and with the local people," adds Alois Lageder, "helps us in this arduous but