VENETO

Scroll over map to see the names of the DOCGs

GENERAL FACTS:

 

● Location: Northeast

70% white

30% red

● 78.000 hectares of vineyards

 

● Number of DOCG wines: 14 / DOC wines: 28

● Most characteristic native grapes:

Corvina (red)

Raboso (red)

Glera (white)

Garganega (white)

● Uniqueness:

Being a huge region with various microclimates it's extremely diverse in terms of styles from light Prosecco to deep Amarone.

 

● Fun facts:
The much celebrated Pinot Grigio wines are from Veneto and became a success after the Santa Margherita label.

In Veneto Bordeaux varietals (merlot, cabernets...) are considered traditional because they've been around for so long.

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50125 FIRENZE, ITALY
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