Friuli Venezia Giulia is the most north-easterly region of Italy, bordering Austria, Slovenia, the Veneto Region and the Adriatic Sea. Friuli Venezia Giulia is a crossroads of many cultures, a disputed border land, a place of several wars and a gateway to Eastern Europe.
The enchanting landscapes of its territory include sandy coastal beaches and lagoons in the south, lakes and the Dolomites in the north, and rocky hills in the east. The diversity of this beautiful landscape is still largely unknown and unexplored by tourists. However, wine lovers know the wonderful wines produced by Friuli; the region can be defined as “a dream come true” for white wine lovers.
There are more than thirty different wine varieties, among these there are 10 DOC and 4 DOCG areas. It is easy to understand that in Friuli Venezia Giulia you will find yourself in a special place!
Have you ever tasted Friulano -that in the past was called Tocai-, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon, Vitovska, Verduzzo Friulano, Malvasia, Picolit or Ribolla Gialla? These are just some of the most important indigenous wines of the area creating a fragrant, elegant and captivating atmosphere. Also red wines are very good and important in this region: Schioppettino, Refosco, Pinot Nero, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Tazzelenghe, Terrano are just some of them. Most of these are indigenous wines from Friuli-Venezia Giulia.