Tscholl Josef G.
BIO Organic Producer – Korngütl-Hof
“200 years of natural life.“
A harvester at work
Fetching a fresh apple crate
Josef and his wife Gaby at work
Taking a walk through the apple orchard after harvest
The whole Tscholl clan
Korngütl farm is in Coldrano in the municipality of Laces, which is a market town. Josef Tscholl's orchards are dotted all over the Val Venosta, from Laces to Silandro and his family has run the farm for 200 years. Korngütl always produced fruit alongside wine, dairy and meat and Josef is continuing the old family tradition. He plants apples and grapes, and makes apple juice, apple vinegar and wine for his own consumption. He also runs a stud and riding stables. The whole family helps him out. Josef graduated from the South Tyrol technical college for fruit production, viticulture and horticulture in Laimburg. Since 1998, he has been growing Gala, Golden Delicious, Dalinbel, Pinova, Jonagold and Braeburn organically, and very successfully. He is convinced by organics. "My apples are true to their pure source, which is exactly what I want for myself and my children."
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The bittersweet lady
Beauty meets acidity: This bright and smooth crossover between Topaz & Cripps Pink makes the pests stay away, therefore, it is especially popular in organic farming.
January - May
opaque radiant red colour on creamy background, homogeneous shape, very smooth shell
juicy and crunchy bite
aromatic with pronounced acidity
The elegant precocity
The tasty gala appears every summer in its reddish yellow shell and the new apple season begins.
September - March
smooth shell, spherical shape, slightly conical, pale yellow base colour with bright red and striped cover
crispy and juicy with firm pulp
refreshing, sweet with little acidity
The classic delicious
Golden Delicious is our main variety and, therefore, the queen of Val Venosta apples. That the most popular apple has a real quality, can be seen in its lovely red cheek. By the way, this is typical of fruits on a hillside.
October - September
greenish yellow to golden yellow
juicy with very fine and soft pulp
sweet with delicate acidity
SQ 159 / Natyra®
Natural talent loaded with aroma
The rustic apple with delicate pear and citrus spices keeps the pests away and impresses by its excellent flavour.
January - April
red to dark red, rustic appearance
good texture and juiciness, crunchy and compact
sweet and sour with pear and citrus aroma
The Val Venosta resistant
The Pinova with its red vermilion-red skin is a typical apple of Val Venosta. Not only is it colourful, it also has a very balanced flavour. Thanks to its long durability, it offers you unlimited fruit enjoyment until the summer season.
January - July
Bicolour, yellow to greenish, at least 30% of the fruit is covered with a bright vermilion colour
refreshing with very crisp, juicy and firm pulp
Balanced proportion of sugar and acid
The juicy all-terrain
For a small snack between meals or used in many ways in the kitchen and bakery: The Braeburn is a true all-terrain. Be patient with it, as it develops its full aroma only after several storage months.
November - May
Roll shaped with a smooth and shiny surface, golden yellow base, scarlet to dark red with stripes
very juicy with firm bite and firm pulp
pleasant proportion of sugar and acid, very refreshing