Tre Bicchieri 2022 Previews. The best wines of Veneto

Oct 12, 2021 185

In Veneto there is a clear distinction between the province of Verona and the rest of the region, determined not so much by culture or commercial needs as by the historical distribution of different grapes, which led the eastern provinces to embrace international cultivars, while Verona has remained bound up with its traditional varieties, both white and red.

These grapes are often used in neighboring appellations with very different results, as happens, for instance, between Valpolicella and Bardolino. For example, the power, concentration and exuberance that characterize Valpolicella’s reds become fragrance, tension and finesse just a few kilometers away on the shores of Lake Garda, while the producers of Bardolino are in the middle of a promising red and claret-red ‘new wave’. 

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