Trentino Alto-Adige

Trentino Alto-Adige

By Joyce Tarantino, Italian Wine Scholar About an hour’s drive north of Verona, just below Austria, Trentino Alto-Adige is surrounded by the soaring peaks of the Dolomites, a UNESCO heritage site. Rising to heights of over 3000 meters, the dramatic landscape is...
Friuli Venezia Giulia

Friuli Venezia Giulia

By Joyce Tarantino, Italian Wine Scholar Head northeast from Venice towards the border with Slovenia to arrive in Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy’s most eastern province. Overlooking the Adriatic Sea in the south and stretching to the Carnic  Alps on the...
Lombardia

Lombardia

By Joyce Tarantino, Italian Wine Scholar Anchored by its most famous city, Milan, the north central region of Lombardia (Lombardy) spans an area from the Swiss border in the Alps in the north to the flat plains of the Po River, the largest in Italy. Settled by the...
Emilia Romagna

Emilia Romagna

By Joyce Tarantino, Italian Wine Scholar Stretching close to 200 miles across the country from the Adriatic coast in the east almost to the Ligurian Sea in the west, from the fertile Po River valley in the north to the mountainous border with Tuscany in the south,...
Veneto

Veneto

By Joyce Tarantino, Italian Wine Scholar Home to the historic cities of Verona and Venice, the Veneto lies in the northeast of Italy, from the Dolomites on the border in the north with Austria, west to Lake Garda and east to the Adriatic Sea and the delta of the Po...