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 »

View More

Popular wines made in Alto Adige under $20

Find local availability for these wines:Submit

Varietals Produced in Alto Adige View all

  • 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...

  • Pinot Blanc

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

  • Sauvignon Blanc

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

  • Chardonnay

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

Subregions of Alto Adige

Popular Wineries in Alto Adige View all

  • Franz Haas

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

  • Peter Zemmer

    In a winegrowing region whose tradition was already famed during the period of the Roman emperors...

  • J. Hofstätter

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

  • Cantina Bolzano

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

  • Cantina Sociale San Paolo

    Wine is one of the mankind’s earliest stimulants for the pleasures of life. The growing of wine h...

  • Cantina Terlano

    In Terlano, the wine-making tradition dates back more than 2000 years. Mild microclimatic cond...

Page 77 of 87

Alto Adige on Snooth

  • Mezzacorona Pinot Grigio Trentino 2007

    Snoothrank:

    This is a refreshing and crisp wine that is offered at an affordable price. It has a fruit quality that is excellent with hors d'oeuvres. Read More

    Wine review by sasnett1606


  • Alois Lageder Haberlehof Pinot B Pinot ' /italy-Ü/trentino-Alto Adige 2007

    Snoothrank:

    Pale lemon-gold with some tiny beads. Light nose of green fruit. Dry with medium-high acid, light-medium body. Green apple, sherbet and lemon on the palate. Not a lot of length. Read More

    Wine review by Robert Dallas Gray


  • Sandbichler Rot Kellerei Lun Südtirol Weine Wein 2007

    Snoothrank:

    No written review

    Wine review by aloria


  • Lagrein Riserva Mayr-Nusser 2000

    Snoothrank:

    What a lovely nose, immediately mineral driven with a very smoky overlay and a big white pepper crusted bresaola top note. Slowly the core of very ripe black raspberry fruit emerges with complicating notes of green olive, green coffee bean, and grilled bratwurst emerge making my mouth water. In the mouth this is medium bodied with fine balance a... Read More

    Wine review by 89065Gregory Dal Piaz 89065 Gregory Dal Piaz


  • St. Michael-Eppan Sauvignon Lahn 2006

    Snoothrank:

    No written review

    Wine review by Peirce Trainor


  • Fedrizzi Cipriano Teroldego Rotaliano Due Vigneti 2006

    Snoothrank:

    The nose here is quite savory with spicy herbs, a big flush of minerality and then salty, tarry fruits that recall crushed berries with a hint of black olive. The feel here is a bit chewy with very soft tannins and solid acidity supporting rich dense fruit. The expression of raspberry and strawberry fruit has lovely freshness and purity. The fi... Read More

    Wine review by 89065Gregory Dal Piaz 89065 Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Terlano Sauvignon Winkl 2006

    Snoothrank:

    this bold but sweet wine is great with fish, chicken or anything light. it has suttle notes of fruit great and light Read More

    Wine review by ademassi


  • Azienda Agricola Eugenio Rosi Cabernet Franc 2007

    Snoothrank:

    Organically farmed and bottled unsulfured from old vines that lie within the city limits of Rovereto in an old vineyard of pure sand. The nose here is explosive with big balsamic and incense notes popping from the glass then fine rich notes of smoked paprika, drying chilies, and mica rich earth slowly revealing themselves. Medium bodied and very... Read More

    Wine review by 89065Gregory Dal Piaz 89065 Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Azienda Agricola Eugenio Rosi Anesos 2006

    Snoothrank:

    This unusual blend of 60% Pinot Bianco, 20% Chardonnay and 20% Nosiola comes from a vineyard in the Vallarsa region to the west of Rovereto, hard up against the provincial border with the Veneto. Bottled unfined and unfiltered this funky white blend is the result of a blend of Chardonnay and Nosiola which spent about 5 days on the skins and Pino... Read More

    Wine review by 89065Gregory Dal Piaz 89065 Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Azienda Agricola Eugenio Rosi Poiema 2007

    Snoothrank:

    2007 Poiema Marzemino Barrel Sample -Slavonian Oak This is made in the governo style with Marzemino wine refermented with grapes that had been dried for 4 weeks. Approximately 40% of the grapes are dried- A bit too woody at this point with smoky notes of mace, but there seems to be very jewel-like fruit lying at the core. The tannins on the pal... Read More

    Wine review by 89065Gregory Dal Piaz 89065 Gregory Dal Piaz


prev 1 ...  75 76 77 78 79  ...  87 next




View larger map



Best Wine Deals

See More Deals »

Alto Adige Wine Top Lists


Recent Forum PostsView all


Alto Adige wine ratings and reviews






Snooth Media Network