Alto Adige's bilingual wines


See also Alto Adige – tasting notes from the summit

As a lover of precision with a background in languages (French and German but, unfortunately, not Italian) I have an advantage when it comes to understanding wine labels. However, the wine region that offers the biggest challenge is Alto Adige, as it is known to Italian speakers, or Südtirol as German speakers refer to it. 

The bigger Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-South Tyrol in English) is one of the five autonomous regions of Italy, along with, for example, Sardinia or Friuli-Venezia Giulia, which means that it has more autonomy than the...