Set against the snowcapped peaks of the Dolomites in northeast Italy, the steep, terraced vineyards of Trentino-Alto Adige are a stronghold for bright, aromatic white wines and lively, light- to medium-bodied reds. Closer to the valley floor and the Adige River, a more moderate climate delivers fuller-bodied versions. In either case, Italy's northernmost winegrowing region is a bastion of both quality and value. Wine Spectator's Alison Napjus explains.
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