Course: Understanding Wine

Class 6: Traveling the Old World


class 6 review

 
This class covered Italy, Spain and Germany.
The charts below highlight the important details for each country.

 

 
Italian Wines and Regions

Tuscany Piedmont Northeast Italy
Location Central Italy Northwestern Italy Northeastern Italy
Climate and Geography Rolling hills -- altitude tempers warm climate Alpine to hills fog Trentino-Alto Adige = high altitude
Veneto = plains
Friuli-Venezia-Giulia = hills
Varieties Red Sangiovese Nebbiolo,
Barbera,
Dolcetto
Corvina,
Molinara,
Rondinella
Varieties White Trebbiano, Chardonnay Cortese,
Moscato
Pinot Bianco,
Pinot Grigio,...
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