Unit 2: Northern Italian Reds

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In Unit 2, we introduce the red wines of northern Italy, from the Nebbiolos and Barberas of Piedmont to the Corvinas and international varieties of the northeast.

Topics in this unit include:

  • Regions of Northern Italy
  • Red Grape Varieties of Northern Italy
  • Piedmont
  • Nebbiolo-Based DOPs
  • Barbera-Based DOPs
  • Dolcetto-Based DOPs
  • Liguria
  • Valle d’Aosta
  • Lombardy
  • Trentino–Alto Adige
  • Veneto and the Corvina-Based DOPs
  • IGPs of the Northeast
  • Friuli–Venezia Giulia
  • Northern Italian Cuisine

There is one sample topic from this unit included in the preview: “Regions of Northern Italy.” Click either the “Mark Complete” button or the “Next Lesson” link below to continue.