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The Italian Wine Tour: Wines Produced from Italian Grape Varietals

Posted on June 25, 2020 in Italian Wine Tour

Crush House Winery

The Italian Wine Tour at Gervasi Vineyard Concludes with Wines Produced from Italian Grape Varietals Grown in North America and Made in the Winery at Gervasi

In addition to obtaining Italian wines produced in Italy, Gervasi Vineyard has several wines they produce and bottle at their state-of-the-art winemaking facility which is located inside The Crush House. GV’s team of experts go to great lengths to produce only the finest quality Italian wines.

In addition to the winery, Gervasi grows some of its own grapes for many of its wines. There are two vineyards on the property including the North Vineyard and the South Vineyard. (more…)

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Italian Wine Tour: Wines produced from Regions stretching from Northern to Southern Italy

Posted on June 18, 2020 in Italian Wine Tour

Umbria Italy

The following four wines are from regions all over Italy. There is one wine from the northern most area, Lombardy and one from the southern region, Basilicata. In between the top and the bottom of the peninsula shaped like a boot are two wines, one from Emilia -Romagna and one from a region to the southwest called Umbria.

These regions, Lombardy, Emilia-Romagna, Umbria and Basilicata all share many characteristics with Tuscany, Piedmont and Veneto. All of Italy is filled with beautiful landscapes, scenic views, amazing food and wonderful wines. (more…)

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Italian Wine Tour: Wines from the Veneto Region

Posted on June 11, 2020 in Italian Wine Tour

Veneto Region Italy

The Veneto region is known for producing a range of wines – white, red and sparkling that match it’s geographical diversity.  Two wines for which the Veneto Region is widely known are Amarone, an intense red and Prosecco, a classic Italian white sparkling wine.

The Veneto region is in the northeastern part of Italy. It’s described in the Frommer’s travel guide as “one of Europe’s treasure troves.” Cities in the area include the alluring city of Venice and the art cities of Verona and Padua. (more…)

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Italian Wine Tour: Wines from the Piedmont Region

Posted on June 4, 2020 in Italian Wine Tour

Your ongoing journey through the Italian wines at Gervasi Vineyard continues with wines from the northwest region of Italy known as the Piedmont region. The wines from this region are world famous and include the Barolo and Barbera D’ Alba.

The Piedmont region is known for world renowned wines but also for the wine villages sitting on hilltops. You’ll also find white truffles and nocciolata cake made from chocolate and hazelnuts in towns and cities throughout the region. (more…)

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Italian Wine Tour: The Wines of Tuscany

Posted on May 28, 2020 in Italian Wine Tour

The wines of Tuscany

With many areas of Italy located close to the Alps, much of the country offers amazing mountain views, rolling hills and varying landscapes and climates, many areas of which are exceptional for growing grapes.

One of the most popular regions in Italy is Tuscany.  It’s known for captivating landscapes and panoramic views lined with cypresses and vineyards; sites such as the Leaning Tower of Pisa; evocative medieval churches and castles; cobblestone squares and cafes. (more…)

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