Alto Adige Special Report: 2019
Brilliant Grüner Veltliner. Awesome Pinot Bianco. Textural Sauvignon Blanc. The complete spectrum of Pinot Noir. The wines of Alto Adige may be small in number, but they are vast in style, effortless to drink, and high in quality.
In 2019, I visited this northern region in Italy twice, and have gathered this special report for you.
Scintillating Sauvignon Blanc, Gripping Grüner, Amphora Cabernet, Oh My!
My report on the 20 wines that I found most compelling in Alto Adige. Read the report.
One of Italy’s Most Accessible Wine Regions Still Needs a Lot of Explaining
I attended the Wine Summit of Alto Adige and took a deep dive on what’s new, noteworthy and compelling about Italian wine’s northern frontier. Learn more.
Italy’s Second Oldest Winery is Far From a Stodgy Place
Photos and impressions from my visit to the iconic winery in Valle Isarco. Discover the abbey.
Battling Climate Change with a Bag of Tricks
How Alois Lageder is using a variety of techniques in the winery to preserve freshness and compelling character. Read more.