Veneto Wine

The Veneto, located in the north-east of Italy, is a region that contributes a significant percentage, nearly a quarter, of the country’s total wine industry. Several of the major DOCs, including Soave, Bianco di Custoza, Valpolicella and Bardolino, plus Amarone, are produced here. The beloved sparkling wine Prosecco, while produced all over the country, has its origins and its best expression in the Veneto and is its own DOC.

The history of wine-making in the region can be traced back as far as a few centuries BC in the Bronze Age. The Romans eventually took over, as they were wont to do, and began dividing plots of land into more organized vineyard sites. They also established the cities that would become Venice (Venezia) and Verona, both major hubs for fashion, art, trade and wine. There are 6th century written documents by Cassiodoro, a magistrate of Visigoth King Theodorus, describing a sweet wine made from half dried grapes in Verona that is mostly likely an early version of Amarone or Read more »

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Varietals Produced in Veneto View all

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Chardonnay

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

  • Corvina

    History of the grape: There are 6th century written documents by Cassiodoro, a magistrate of Visigoth King Theodorus,...

  • Prosecco

    History of the grape: References to a lightly sparkling wine in the Veneto date back to the 1100s, but it was much sw...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

Subregions of Veneto

  • Colli Berici

    The Berici Hills extend southwards from Vicenza over a vast area, enclosed by the mild climate of...

  • Valpolicella

    Valpolicella is a DOC named for the valley in the Veneto region of Italy, meaning “valley of ma...

  • Bardolino

    Bardolino is a wine produced from grapes grown in the hills surrounding Lake Garda in the Veron...

  • Bianco Di Custoza

  • Colli Euganei

Popular Wineries in Veneto View all

  • MASI

    The Boscaini family have been the owners of the Masi vineyards for six generations. Sandro Boscai...

  • Bella Sera

    Bella sera wines come from vineyards located in the renown Tre Venezie and Toscana regions of Italy.

  • Corte Lenguin

    Check out the website of this wonderful small producer in the heart of the Valpolicella Classico ...

  • Vignalta

    The Hills are a group of hills which rise isolated hills in the Veneto plain. Whichever way you...

  • Cecilia Beretta

    Cecilia Beretta, pride of the Pasqua Family, was born at the beginning of the eighties as an agri...

  • Cantina di Soave

    Today, Cantina di Soave still maintains the same basic co-operative philosophy, that of covering ...

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Veneto on Snooth

  • Boscaini Marano Valpolicella Superiore 2000

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    This red wine from Veneto is a Valpolicella with light weight and a pale ruby color. On the nose is a fragrant cherry with mild glycerine aromas and on the palate waves of ripe fruit. It finishes with a silkiness that leaves me with a feeling of balance and maturity. It has a very mild alcohol content of 12% and it's in the $14 range. This is a ... Read More

    Wine review by vigna uva vino


  • Bertani Corvina Blend Recioto Della Valpolicella Amarone 1998

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    "Color: Deep garnet red. Bouquet: Generous aroma of freshly picked cherries mingled with notes of sour cherry, vanilla and an agreeable trace of spiciness. Taste: Dry, full bodied and amply structured. Cherries, red berries and a hint of vanilla lead into a dazzling finish that recalls walnuts and hazelnuts." Read More

    Wine review by cynthiavass


  • "artigiano viticoltore"One of the great things about travelling through a wine ... 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 Pinot Bianco that got a full 12 days maceration with the skins.The nose is clean... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Eugenio Rosi - Trentino's...


  • Marion Teroldego Veneto IGT 2003

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    Nothing like a new love in life....A dark purple luminescence with powerful Candied Cherry, Plume, clove and a hint of vanilla on the nose. Giving way to Blueberries and Chocolate after an hour of opening. Black cherry and raspberry jam with an aftertaste of leather and menthol. Long finish to this complex and constantly evolving red. I'd say... Read More

    Wine review by Eric Guido


  • Allegrini Corvina Blend Veronese IGT la Poja 2004

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    Wine review by kcovo


  • Soave Classico Pieropan Soave Vr 2005

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    Wine review by endersshadow


  • Canella Prosecco Prosecco di Conegliano NV

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    No written review

    Wine review by endersshadow


  • Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio Valdadige 2006

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    Wine review by ECAir


  • Zenato Corvina Blend Valpolicella Ripassa 2005

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    Good representative Ripassa style. Extracted and rich - full body.Earlier vintages better made and more affordable. Read More

    Wine review by Kingsize


  • Campagnola Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico Caterina Zardini 2004

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    Wine review by tveez


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