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Introduction to Italian Wines

April 19, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Italy is the world’s largest producer of wine, with a rich history of winemaking dating back to the ancient Greeks and Romans. Italian wines are known for their diversity of styles, from light-bodied whites to full-bodied reds. Some of the most famous Italian wines include Chianti, Barolo, Brunello di Montalcino, and Amarone. Italian wines are often paired with food, as the country has a strong culinary tradition.

Here are some additional details about Italian wines:

  • White wines: Italian white wines are typically light-bodied and refreshing, with flavors of citrus, apple, and pear. Some popular white wine grapes from Italy include Trebbiano, Pinot Grigio, and Vermentino.
  • Red wines: Italian red wines are typically full-bodied and flavorful, with flavors of cherry, plum, and spice. Some popular red wine grapes from Italy include Sangiovese, Nebbiolo, and Barbera.
  • Sparkling wines: Italy is also home to some of the world’s best sparkling wines, including Prosecco and Franciacorta.

No matter what your taste, there is sure to be an Italian wine that you will enjoy. So next time you are looking for a new wine to try, be sure to explore the many different styles of Italian wines available.


April 19, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Jessica’s Restaurant
25 Stewart Lane
Middlebury, VT 05753 United States
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