Wine Tastings Abruzzo
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Located in central-southern Italy, Abruzzo is a great destination for wine lovers who are looking to combine wine tastings and winery visits with a holiday in of the largest naturalistic areas in Europe. The region extends from the Apennine mounts to the Adriatic sea and its territory is predominantly mountainous and wild, rich in national parks, nature reserves and suggestive medieval villages perched across its hills.
The majority of the wineries you will visit in Abruzzo can be found on the coastal hills and in some hilly areas of the hinterland, where the region’s wine production is concentrated. A visit to Abruzzo wouldn’t be complete without a Montepulciano d’Abruzzo wine tasting, one of the most famous wines of Italy and symbol of the region, often confused with Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, a Tuscan wine made with Sangiovese grapes. Other renowned wines from Abruzzo include Pecorino, Passerina, Trebbiano d’Abruzzo and Cerasuolo d’Abruzzo. Currently, the region boasts in total 7 DOC, 2 DOCG and 8 IGT wines.
Which food to taste in Abruzzo?
Your wine tastings in Abruzzo will often be paired with a selection of local gastronomic products. While in the region, we also recommend exploring some of the delicious traditional recipes of Abruzzo, like spaghetti alla chitarra, sagne e fasciul (pasta and beans), arrosticini (lamb skewers), pallotte cace e ove (bread, egg and pecorino “meatballs”).
Which wines to taste in Abruzzo?
The majority of wines you will taste during your wine tastings in Abruzzo will be based on local grape varieties. The most well-known native grape variety of Abruzzo is, without doubt, Montepulciano, which covers more than half of the region’s production. Looking at the native white grape varieties, the most common is Trebbiano Abruzzese, followed by Passerina, Cococciola and Pecorino. Other popular varieties found in the territory include Sangiovese, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc.
Which is the best season to visit Abruzzo?
Wine tastings and winery visits in Abruzzo can be organised throughout the different seasons. Depending on what other activities you’d like to take part in while in the region, you might prefer to visit Abruzzo during the warmer and sunnier months between April and September, or opt for combining your trip with a ski holiday during winter.
What things to do in Abruzzo?
During your time in Abruzzo you will have the opportunity to visit some of its wineries, spread across its natural landscapes. While here, make sure to pay a visit to Rocca Calascio, located in the Gran Sasso National Park, Scanno Lake, the Stiffe Caves, the Orfento Valley and its National Park and the beautiful Trabocchi coast, where you will find some peculiar wooden constructions, once used for fishing, scattered along the coast.
Which wineries to visit in Abruzzo?
Up above you have the complete list of wineries to visit in Abruzzo. Here is, anyway, the list of the top wineries to visit in Abruzzo::
- Ciavolich Azienda Agricola
- Chiusa Grande
- Az.Agr. BUZZARONE
- Azienda Agricola Margiotta
- Azienda Agricola FUSCHI
- Azienda Agricola Terzini
- Tenuta Arabona - Organic wines
- Azienda Vinicola Talamonti
Where to do wine tastings in Abruzzo?
These are perfect wine tastings to book in Abruzzo:
- Moonlight Picnic at La Vinarte
- Wine tasting and Visit at Buzzarone winery
- Taste Original Abruzzo mountains wines at Margiotta winery
- Premium Wine Tasting and Lunch Experience at Poderi Castorani
- Winery tour and tasting of organic wines at Tenuta Arabona
- Wine Tasting at Podere Castorani
- Wine tour on the Trabocchi Coast at La Vinarte
- Superior Wine Tasting at Podere Castorani