Diversity in the Veneto

From Soaves to Amarones and beyond, distinctive reds and whites abound
Alison Napjus
Issue: October 31, 2012

Italy comprises a vast collection of winemaking realms, and one of its most diverse is the northern winegrowing region known as the Veneto, stretching from the shores of Lake Garda in the west to near Venice in the east. Its best terroirs lie among the valleys and rolling hills, with many of its more distinctive vineyards cultivated in the traditional pergola canopy style. Wine Spectator's Alison Napjus explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 2, 2012.

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