Alto Adige Wine


Alto Adige is the north half of the larger region known as Trentino-Alto Adige, in northern Italy. Also known as Sudtirol (South Tyrol), it borders Austria, and is bilingually German and Italian, with many Germanic influences. 
The area dates back to the Bronze Age, first inhabited by the Celts, then the Etruscans. The Romans took it over in the 1st century AD. After the fall of the Roman empire, it suffered much of the same fate as other parts of the country as the target of violent invading factions such as the Visigoths. This bi-cultural blend of Italian and German began in the Middle Ages. By the end of World War II, the industrial revolution propelled the region’s infrastructure and economy. The Alto Adige became a popular tourist resort destination, bringing with it, a global appreciation of the region’s wines, cultivated for centuries by monks. The prestigious wine school San Michele all’Adige helped bring the wines to new heights of quality into the Read more »

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  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Lagrein

    First mentioned in the 17th century in the records of the Muri Benedictine monastery, this variety may hail from the ...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Pinot Blanc

    History of the grape: Pinot Blanc was first grown in Burgundy and Champagne, France, and can be traced by some source...

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  • Elena Walch

    Elena Walch – the wine style is as elegant as the name. Encouraging quality and innovation, Ele...

  • J. Hofstätter

    Taking stock of the past ten years I can confidently assert that the exceptional character of our...

  • Cantina Convento Muri-Gries

    In the year 1845 Muri-Gries was born, as Benedectine monks from Muri in the Swiss county of Aarga...

  • Kupelwieser

    Since 1878, when Fritz Kupelwieser founded a wine brokerage business, more than a century has ela...

  • Franz Haas

    We have been producing estate wines since 1880, the year in which the present-day winery was e...

  • Cantina Bolzano

      Young and full of vision for the future … … but at the same time steeped in the traditio...

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Alto Adige on Snooth

  • Ketel One 2010


    Good quality vodka, as I also impressed with quality of Russian wine. Read More

    Wine review by BVWineS

  • Marzemino Husar 2006


    not my cup of tea. flavorless alcohol heat filled mess. I would stay away from it at all costs. makes me never want to try marzemino ever again. Read More

    Wine review by aronowm2

  • Alois Lageder Cor 2003


    No written review

    Wine review by brianjmcd

  • Alois Lageder Red Blend Vigneti Delle Dolomiti IGT Portico Dei Leoni 2003


    No written review

    Wine review by brianjmcd

  • Castelfeder Lagrein Alto Adige DOC 2007


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    Wine review by brianjmcd

  • Kris Pinot Grigio Montagna Italy-Whit 2005


    One of the first wines I tried and liked. Had a bottle of the 2004 and found it to be a bit acidic for my taste. Read More

    Wine review by Ckinser1

  • Kris Merlot Vigneti Delle Dolomiti IGT Heart 2007


    Very nice Pinot Grigio for the price tag. Very delicate with a fragrant aroma of green fruits and flowers. Very balanced taste with hints of honey and flowers with a nice crisp finish. Very subtle but the finish lingers. Read More

    Wine review by tabednar

  • If you are in the Santa Barbara area August 5 - check out Passort to Wine. Monthy tasting at Pierre Lafond Wine Bistro - 5 wines plus food pairings.07 Chateau de Manissy, Cuvee Les Lys, Tavel FR07 Gassier, Sables D'Azur, Cotes de Provence, FR06 Terlano, Lagrein Rosé, Alto-Adige, IT08 SoloRosa, Rosé of Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, Sonoma, CA... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Rosé perfect for a Summers day

  • Colverde Trentino Chardonnay D.O.C 2008


    I was surprised with this one, which I picked up to make risotto and found myself taking glass after glass and not opening the other wine I thought I would drink. A cool, crisp alpine Chardonnay made near the northern Italian Alps: Crisp green apple, a touch if pineapple, quince and some great citrus zing. Alpine Chardonnay with personality, b... Read More

    Wine review by enotheque

  • Pojer E Sandri White Blend Vigneti Delle Dolomiti IGT Besler Biank 2004


    I love this wine very much. It is unforgettable green yellow color. The taste is dry and gorgeous.The bouquet is complex with hints recalling vanilla, almonds, toasted hazelnuts, hay, musk and flint. Grapes are Chardonnay and Pinot Blanc. Read More

    Wine review by nobsnoos

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