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Ultimate Guide to the Trentino-Alto Adige Wine Region

Famous Wines of the Trentino-Alto Adige Wine Region

Reds have dominated the region for centuries, but the Trentino-Alto Adige wine region produces an abundance of fine reds and whites. Trentino is the largest producer of Chardonnay in the country, and is a top maker of sparkling ­wine. Even though champagne is only produced in Champagne, France, you can still get delicious sparkling wines (as non-Champagne region "champagne" is known) from Trentino-Alto Adige. CAVIT labels run the gamut of wine choices, and each one is sure to produce a beautiful bouquet of aromas and flavors.

Here are some of the labels and wines of note from the Trentino-Alto Adige wine region:


Altemasi (sparkling wines)

  • Altemasi Riserva Graal
  • Altemasi Brut Millesimato
  • Cantus

I Masi Trentini

  • Pinot Nero San Valentino
  • Marzemino Maso Romani
  • Teroldego Rotaliano Maso Cervara
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Chardonnay
  • Trentino DOC Rosso
  • Arele Vino Santo
  • Moscato Rosa
  • Vendemmia Tardiva

I Millesimati

  • Marzemino d'Isera Vaioni
  • Marzemino dei Ziresi Farfossi
  • Trentino DOC Rosso Quattro Vicariati

Bottega Vinai

  • Pinot Grigio
  • Müller Thurgau
  • Chardonnay
  • Nosiola
  • Sauvignon
  • Schiava Gentile
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Pinot Nero
  • Marzemino
  • Teroldego Rotaliano
  • Lagrein Dunkel
  • Merlot

I Mastri Vernacoli

  • Teroldego
  • Marzemino
  • Nosiola
  • Müller Thurgau
  • Merlot
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Moscato Liquoroso [source: CAVIT]

The vast assortment of Trentino-Alto Adige wines are sure to include one that pleases you. All you have to do is pop the cork and pour a glass of the region's finest. Cheers!

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