This gem is normally a “Vinothek”, but twice a week in the evening (Wed & Fri) it turns into a wonderful garden restaurant.
As the place is a wine shop, the selection of wines to drink is both easy and difficult – just walk the store and make your pick. Alternatively, the friendly and natural shopkeeper will assist you and suggest some regional specialities. It was a very warm evening, and our choice fell on a bottle of 2004 Pinot Bianco Vorberg Riserva from the “Kellerei Terlan”, for 11€.
As a disclaimer, I would guess that the garden is only open during the warm period of the year, and I don’t know whether they serve food inside during winter. As the place tends to get full fast, it is recommended to book your table a couple of days in advance (we were lucky and got a table for 19:00 when we reserved the evening before).
Alltogether the set menu was 29.50€ for three courses, which makes Vinus a very good value-for-money. The back garden with a partial view on the mountains combined with a very natural service makes this place a perfect spot for spending a relaxed, almost Mediterranean evening.
Visited: July 2007