Italian Wines by Region: The Veneto

Feb 10, 2023 118

The Veneto is primarily the land area just opposite Venice, but it includes Venice and the other islands. It is an area that has known great wealth and power in past times and today includes some excellent wine producing areas.

Let’s first talk about the grapes in the Veneto. The white grapes found here are the well known Prosecco and Pinot Grigio along with Garganega, Trebbiano, Chardonnay, Friulano and several others. The red grapes are primarily found in the Verona area and are the ones that are blended to produce Valpolicella and Amarone. 

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