Venture abroad to France and things get a bit more difficult. Though once you get the grape and region association down, you know Burgundy is Chardonnay, Bordeaux is mostly a blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, Vouvray is Chenin Blanc – it’s pretty straightforward.
Move on to Italy though and what do you get? A slew of wines, many unique to their regions, with confusing names. So what should you do? Check out our guide to Italian whites! Today’s installment, part one, focuses on the whites of Northwest Italy. Morgex or Pigato, what’s your poison?