Trentino-alto Adige Wine

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Trentino-Alto Adige is in the north section of Italy, bordering the Austrian and Swiss Alps. It is comprised of two autonomous provinces: Trentino lies to the south, with its capital Trento. This is the culturally Italian portion of the region. Alto Adige in the north, some call it Sudtirol, is mostly German-speaking, long considered part of Austria. Its main city is Bolzano. 
 
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 elevated 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 Read more »

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Varietals Produced in Trentino-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 Nero

    Pinot Noir synonym, especially in Italy. See Pinot Noir.

  • Pinot Grigio

    History of the grape: Pinot Gris was planted in Burgundy, France as far back as the 1300s. It then spread through Eur...

  • Chardonnay

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

  • Pinot Blanc

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

Subregions of Trentino-alto Adige

Popular Wineries in Trentino-alto Adige View all

  • Pravis

    We work within nature to give value to a patrimony born of grueling work, of challenges to us as ...

  • Zeni Winery

    Zeni is a wine producer that has been in business since Bartolomeo Zeni began trading wine in t...

  • Cantina di Aldeno

    The history of Aldenese wine-growing can be traced back over to several centuries ago, when along...

  • St. Michael Eppan

    St. Michael Eppan, the innovative Winery situated along the Wine Route, is considered one of the ...

  • Santa Margherita

    Eighty years of “actual” history, but more than two centuries of business activity in the Vene...

  • Abbazia di Novacella

    The Abbazia di Novacella is located in the northern-most winegrowing region on the southern sid...

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Trentino-alto Adige on Snooth

  • Vigneti Delle Dolomiti Pinot Noir IGT 2008

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    Light and smooth. Great on it's own for sipping. Fruity and flavourful. Really enjoyed this wine. Very refreshing. Read More

    Wine review by Boob


  • Cantina Gries/Cantina di Bolzano Pinot Bianco Collection Dellago 2006

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    No written review

    Wine review by alanb1108


  • Zeni Teroldego Teroldego Rotaliano 2010

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    Clear, not transparent, consistent wine with a red colour having purple nuances.Intense, though not very complex aromas: needs some time to fully develop. Mainly fruity aromas.Heavy bodied, really feeling the tannins, and persistent. Problably still needs some time to mature. Read More

    Wine review by 1123085redpoz 1123085 redpoz


  • Abbazia di Novacella Sylvaner 2011

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    www.abbazianovacella.itinfo@abbazianovacella.it Read More

    Wine review by 1167294AbbaziaDiNovacella 1167294 AbbaziaDiNovacella


  • Mezzacorona Teroldego 2006

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    colore rosso rubino vellutato buona intensità olfattiva con note di frutti di bosco(more ribes mirtilli) gusto armonioso ed equilibrato giusto rapporto tannico aroma persistente ed elevato Read More

    Wine review by alanb1108


  • Mezzacorona Teroldego Teroldego Rotaliano Riserva 2006

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    Colore rosso rubino vellutato ottimo sapore di frutti di bosco(ribes mora mirtilli) profumo di viola giusta corposità e buon rapporto tannico aroma persistente Read More

    Wine review by alanb1108


  • Goldmuskateller Moscato Giallo DOC Süss 2011

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    Nice floral, fennel pollen and lightly red fruited nose with honey comb top notes. This really does have a remarkably floral and rd fruited aromatic profile. On entry this has a nice texture, a bit slick, smooth in the mouth with a very fine polyphenolic bitterness up front and then nice quince fruit with hints of melon, nice sweet almond notes ... Read More

    Wine review by 89065Gregory Dal Piaz 89065 Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Sauvignon DOC Premstaller 2008

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    Chalky on the nose with some old wood notes, lime fruit, light ripe herb base notes, nicely fresh on the palate, easy with long mineral and citrus pith, almost pineapple fruit on the zesty finish. This really does offer a nice combination of very ripe fruit flavors with tense minerality 90pts Read More

    Wine review by 89065Gregory Dal Piaz 89065 Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Sauvignon DOC Premstaller 2011

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    This has a great nose full of ripe fruit with a hint of herbs and very Sancerre like, though there is a bit too much SO2. Opulent in the mouth, powerful yet not fruity, this offers up a little dusty minerality and good acidity supporting brisk citrus and green fruits. The mineral finish, lacks a touch of depth, and over all this shows a very rip... Read More

    Wine review by 89065Gregory Dal Piaz 89065 Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Manincor Chardonnay Blend Vigneti Delle Dolomiti IGT Sophie 2011

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    Subtle on the nose with sweet toasty nuances and spicy fennel pollen notes. This is soft, rich and silky in the mouth, offering up lots of early Asian pear and yellow almost kiwi fruit flavors than gain a pretty rusty, mineral note on the long finish. Theres an uncommon bit of grip on the finish along with lingering acidity and pure baked apple ... Read More

    Wine review by 89065Gregory Dal Piaz 89065 Gregory Dal Piaz


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