Search for wines made in the famed Italian region of Alto Adige, high in the Alps, with this archive of wine-related articles from Opening a Bottle.
Abbazia di Novacella: Legend of the Alps
Italy's Second Oldest Winery is Far From a Stodgy Place
Abbazia di Novacella
The Wines… Italy’s second oldest and northernmost winery is perhaps the least Italian of them all. Look...
The Wines… Don’t be fooled by the sheer volume of wine produced by Alois Lageder. Yes, there...
Three Wines from Alois Lageder
Battling Climate Change with a Bag of Tricks
Kerner vs. Kerner
An Obscure Cross Has Been Making In-Roads in Alto Adige and California
Elena Walch Schiava: Vivid Cherry & Bitter Almond
300 Words (Or So) About a Wine Ideal for Thanksgiving Leftovers
Very Good Pinot Noir from Alto Adige
Think of where the world’s best Pinot Noir comes from and you’ll probably mention Burgundy first. Next, you...
Most Exciting White Wine of the Year: Kerner
They did it again, those winemaking monks of Abbazia di Novacella. After tasting their Schiava, Lagrein and Pinot...
Only in Northern Italy: The Simple Beauty of Lagrein
Italy is flush with indigenous grapes that don’t seem to thrive anywhere else. Of these, Lagrein is...
Schiava from Alto Adige
“Guess where this one comes from, Mom,” I asked, spinning the bottle of Schiava on our counter....