Log In / Join Now

Magazine Archives: May 31, 2014

Alpine Pleasures

Trentino–Alto Adige, Italy's northernmost wine region, offers versatile whites, reds and sparklers at attractive prices
Alison Napjus
Issue: May 31, 2014


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.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 22, 2014.

Members-Only Content

PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION

Created with Sketch.

Join today and get immediate access to this article, and to our entire database of more than 345,000 wine ratings. It only takes moments—but it will help you drink better all year long.

START FREE 30-DAY TRIAL

Already a member?     Sign In


WineRatings+ app: Download now for 340,000+ ratings.