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Nals Margreid – Wines from Alto Adige

Italy’s northernmost wine growing region is Alto Adige, also known as South Tyrol. Located in the northeastern corner of Italy, this region was part of the Austrian-Hungarian empire until the close of World War I. It is a fascinating region … Continue reading

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Kellerei Cantina Terlan Wines – Classic Wines from Alto Adige

Located north of Bolzano, in the town of Terlano, the Cantina Terlan produces high quality wines in both the Terlano and Alto Adige DOC. Started in 1893 when 24 local growers united to jointly produce, sell and market their wines. … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting – Alto Adige Muri-Gries Lagrein 2009

I’ve been finalizing itineraries for our 2012 Italiaoutdoors bike tours, and we’re offering a couple of Bike the Wine Road tours. One I am really looking forward to is biking the Strada del Vino in Alto Adige down to Trentino. … Continue reading

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BellDes Sudtirol Vernatsch (Schiava to Italians…)

I found this wine on a recent trip to Baltimore to visit family. It spoke to me from the racks of a wine shop/cafe we visited for lunch. When in a new wine store, I always check out the selection … Continue reading

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Foradori Teroldego Rotaliano

Teroldego is considered the king of Trentino wines. Legend has it that the name itself derives from Tiroler Gold, the gold from Tyrol, which is how this wine was referred to at court in Vienna. However, it more likely takes … Continue reading

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