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Northern vs Southern Reds

Sat 24th Jun 2017 - 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Price: £30.00

Within the one slender peninsula of Italy there exists a great variety of cuisines, and comparing Northern Italian and Southern Italian wine is an exploration of plentiful tastes and textures. Divided by mountains and rivers, influenced by different cultures, and subject to different climates, the wines varies from region to region. Italy is generally divided into Northern and Southern regions.

The regions included in Southern Italy are generally considered to be Abruzzo, Molise, Campania, Puglio, Basilicata, Calabria, Sardinia and Sicily. The Southern region offers wine that is more familiar to most of us.

Northern Italy consists of Emilia Romagna, Veneto, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Trentino Alto Adige, Lombardia, Valle d’Aosta, Peimonte and Liguria. Bordering continental countries like France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia, there is more influence from these climates and less of the Mediterranean fare more common further south.

During this class at Divino red wines from the north of Italy will be served and compared with Southern Italian reds; climate differences affects body and wine flavours, as well as the producer touch. Book your class to discover more.


Sat 24th Jun 2017
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Divino Enoteca
5 Merchant St
Edinburgh,ScotlandEH1 2QDUnited Kingdom
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0131 225 1770


Silvio Praino