Terra – The Magic Place, Sarentino, Italy
Terra – The Magic Place is a two-Michelin starred restaurant with rooms in Sarentino, northern Italy. Co-owned by brother and sister duo Gisela and Heinrich Schneider, Terra is steeped in family traditions and a shared love of nature. Housed in a sleek, modern and chalet-inspired building on a mountain in South Tyrol with awe-inspiring views over the Dolomites, Terra embraces the Schneiders’ love of life in the mountains and respect for their surroundings. Perched at an altitude of 1,622m above sea level, Terra is also the highest Michelin-starred restaurant in Italy. Self-taught chef Heinrich brings creativity, originality and passion for natural ingredients and herbs to the gourmet cuisine served at Terra, drawing from his upbringing and love of the local surroundings. Co-owner and sister Gisela shares Heinrich’s passion for food and offers an immense knowledge of Terra’s unique wine loft as the restaurant’s sommelier.