Wine Paper - aJessica Russotto Worlds of Wine Class...

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aJessica Russotto Worlds of Wine Class Wednesdays Italian Wines and their Regions The Northwest region of Italy covers much of the great Arc of the Alps and Appennines. The types of wine mountain their own proud identities. The types of wine vary on the climate, soil and regions. The ‘Industrial Triangle’ is between Milan, Turin and the Mediterrarean. Italian style wines have their own proud identity. There are 900,000 registered vineyards in Italy’s twenty regions. Italy ranks first in winemaking producing countries worldwide. Italians drink an average of 14.51 gallons of wine per person each year. Italy is third in world wine consumption. The four regions are Northeast, Northwest, Central Italy and South and Islands. The Northeast Region is Veneto, Trentino-Alto Adige and Friuli-Venezia Giulia. In Veneto the red wines they are known for are Amarone, Valpolicella, Bardolino, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Recioto Della Valpolicella. The white wines they are known for are Soave, Bianco di Custoza, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio and Recioto di Soave. The sparkling white wine they are known for is Prosecco. The white grapes of Vento are Chardonnay, Garganega, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Prosecco, Tocai Friulano, Trebbiano and Vespaioloa. The red grapes of Veneto are Cabernet Sauvignon, Corvina, Merlot, Molinara, Negrara and Rondinella. The DOCG wines they make are Bardolino Superiore, Recioto di Soave and Soave Superiore. The DOC wines they make are Arcole, Bagnoli di Sopra or Bagnoli, Bardolino, Bianco di Custoza, Breganze, Colli Berici, Colli di Conegliano, Colli Euganei, Corti Benedettine del Padovano, Gambellara, Garda, Lison-Pramaggiore, Lugana, Merlara, Montello e Colli Asolani, Monti Lessini or Lessini, Prosecco di Conegliano-Valdobbiadene, Riviera del Brenta, San Martino della Battaglia, Soave, Valdadige, Valdadige Terradeiforti, Valpolicella, Vicenza and Vini del Piave or Piave. The IGT wines they make are Alto Livenza, Colli Trevigiani, Conselvano, Delle Venzie, Marca Trevigiana, Provincia di Verona or Veronese, Vallagarina, Veneto, Veneto orientale, Vigneti delle Dolomiti. Veneto is a warmer climate and is not affected by the Alps. In Trentino-Alto Adige the red wines they are known for are Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Lagrein, Schiava or Vernatsch, Teroldego, Lambrusco and Marzemino. The white wines they are known for are Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Sparkling wines, Traminer, Muller-Thurgau, Sauvignon Blanc and Vino Santo. The white grapes of Trentino-Alto Adige Chardonnay, Muller-Thurgau, Nosiola, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc and Traminer. The red grapes are Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Lagrein, Lambusco, Marzemino, Merlot, Schiava or Vernatschand Teroldego. The DOC wines are Alto Adige, Caldaro or Lago di Caldaro, Casteller, Teroldego Rotaliano, Trentino, Valdadige and Valdadige Terradeiforti. The IGT wines are Atesino delle Venezie, Delle Venzie, Mitterberg, Vallagarina and Vigneti delle Dolomiti. In Friuli-Venezia Giulia the red wines they are known for is Cabernet Franc, Cabernet
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