The Austrian influence in Northern Italy

Discover one of the most peculiar regions in Italy influenced heavily by the Austrian and Germanic wine making traditions by visiting some stunning wineries in the region

Trentino Alto Adige is located in the north of Italy and shares its border with the country of Austria. The region is composed of two provinces, Trentino in the south and South Tyrol in the north. The climate varies in the region from alpine climate to warm summers and subcontinental weather with snowy winters. The region of Trentino Alto Adige is a popular tourist destination for skiing in the winters and discovering the many valleys and lakes in the summers. But little is known about the extensive wineries of this region. With our help, you will be able to uncover some hidden gems from this region and truly discover its delicious wines.

The wineries in Trentino Alto Adige show the same variation in use of grape varietals as is seen in the climate and the topography of the region. While Germanic varieties such as Muller-Thurgau and Sylvaner reign supreme in some of the region's vineyards, in others the local Schiava grape holds sway, alongside increasing quantities of Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Bianco and Sauvignon Blanc. The wineries in Trentino Alto Adige are influenced by the changing trends in the Italian wine world. 

The wineries offer some impeccable tours and visits for you to truly understand the complex history and myriad of traditions used while preparing these unique wines. You can indulge in guided wine tasting and food pairing session. You may also be a part of wine blending and harvest activities. Enjoy cellar tours and visits that will help you understand the Germanic cultural influence on the cellar's architecture as well as the wine-making techniques. Furthermore, you can also be treated to exclusive gourmet meals or picnics in the vineyards, where you can discover the gastronomical delights of this peculiar region of Italy. 

We offer you the opportunity to choose from our collection of wineries in Trentino Alto Adige or customize a wine holiday for yourself in this region  by contacting our local travel expert.

 

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