A Beginner’s Guide to Trentino, Northern Italy’s Wine Mecca

Mar 18, 2019 149

In the northernmost reaches of Italy, close to the Austrian border, the jagged peaks of the Dolomite mountain range stretch to the sky. The dramatic landscape is a fitting backdrop to one of the world’s most important wine-producing areas: Trentino, the southern half of the famous Trentino-Alto Adige wine region.

Grapes are seemingly fated to grow here. The mountains shelter vines ideally from the elements, and channel balmy air currents through the valley. The result? Breezy vineyards protected from rot and disease. Such conditions explain why wine producers like Cavit, the No. 1 Italian wine brand in the United States, have had such success in Trentino. Cavit Pinot Grigio and Cavit Pinot Noir have helped grow Trentino into a trip-worthy destination for wine lovers and adventurers alike.

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SOURCE: https://vinepair.com/

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