Why your pinot grigio should come from Italy's Alto Adige region

Feb 03, 2016 279

by Michael Austin

One man's vino is another woman's wein. In Alto Adige, the Italian wine region also known as Sudtirol by the locals who drink "wein," multicultural bilingualism comes with the territory. This is Italy's northernmost wine region, bordering Austria to the north (thus, the language duality), Switzerland to the west, and other Italian wine regions to the east and south, including Lombardy and the Veneto.

Another southern-bordering region, Trentino, is actually connected to Alto Adige at the hip, referred to in the same hyphenate-way as Minneapolis and St. Paul. Despite the hyphens, each place has its own identity, and I'm not just talking about Trentino and Alto Adige.

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