The latest news from the Trattlerhof in Bad Kleinkirchheim, the hotel team and the
Forstnig family.
Autumn in Carinthia is defined by a spectacle of nature, interesting events and top tips from Sommelier Klaus Gürtler. Are you storing your wine at home the correct way?

The top Alpine event for guests!
This year once again, the 6th Franz Klammer Hiking Day offers a chance to conquer the steepest piste in Bad Kleinkirchheim – the ‘Kärnten – Franz Klammer’ World Cup descent – using hiking poles.
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Golden larches on autumn walks
In autumn, the larches put on a golden show high above Bad Kleinkirchheim.
Nature paints the magnificent hiking landscapes of the Nockberge mountains with its unrivalled autumn splendour. This magic is everywhere, creating a real sense of closeness to nature.
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Have you heard of the
shady lawyer Paul Zopf?

A story which has shaped the history of the Trattlerhof.
The year 1737 brought a certain amount of commotion to the Trattlerhof, then called the Trattlerwirt. The local farmers were protesting about
high taxes and they took the matter to the Austrian Emperor in Vienna.
There, they were received by Paul Zopf, the Emperor’s shady lawyer,
who handed the delegation from Carinthia a letter which was
allegedly from the Emperor.
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Tips and recommendations from
Sommelier Klaus Gürtler

The Trattlerhof only serves specially selected specialities
when it comes to wine.

Our sommelier, Klaus Gürtler, is responsible for our rare Alpine wines and international delights. The wines he selects to accompany our autumn menu strike the perfect culinary balance. He shares his decades of experience with us for Trattler’s Hofpost.
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The proof is in the eating
The name Trattlerhof stands for traditional
Carinthian cuisine at its best.

Alpine cuisine comes in many shapes and forms – whether traditional or modern, what has remained constant throughout is the art of simplicity, the cornerstone of the “nouvelle alpin”. To give you an idea, click here
for head chef Franz Mlakar’s recipe for seasonal strudel with potatoes and chanterelle mushrooms and a cold chervil sauce. If you are interested in the origin and uses of chervil, read more.
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