Alto Adige is a comparatively small wine growing region in Northern Italy. It is an area which has produced many acclaimed wines and it offers a unique environment for the growth of many different grape varieties. There are around 20 different grape varieties in Alto Adige and all of these grapes are grown in a surprisingly small area of just 5,3000 hectares. Despite their small size the wine growing zones in Alto Adige produce an annual yield of around 3.9 million cases of wine.
The white grape varieties are dominant in the region, taking up 58% of the winegrowing region and the most common types found are Pinot Grigio, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Bianco, and Chardonnay. The red varietals include the indigenous grapes which are Schiava and Lagrein but there has also been increased production of other grapes including Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Cabernet Franc. You can view a range of Alto Adige wines in our collection and our buyers have sourced fine examples of what the region has to offer.