Delle Venezie (Friuli-Venezia Giulia)

Delle Venezie (Friuli-Venezia Giulia)

45°30'0.00" N


11°45'0.00" E




about this subregion

Tucked away in the northeastern pocket of Italy, the Delle Venezie DOC in Friuli-Venezia Giulia boasts an environment as unique as its wines. Characterized by a harmonious blend of Alpine cool and Mediterranean warmth, this region benefits from the temperate breezes of the Adriatic Sea and the protective barrier of the Alps. The distinctive microclimates and varied soil compositions play a pivotal role in imparting the wines with their renowned complexity and character.

The viticultural heritage of Delle Venezie is rich, and while it showcases a commendable assortment of grape varieties, the most planted reveal the essence of the region's terroir. Among the reds, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Merlot, and Pinot Nero flourish, producing wines that range from velvety and full-bodied to light and aromatic. On the white spectrum, the region is no less varied. Chardonnay, Friulano, and Pinot Grigio are often the stars, but they are complemented by aromatic varieties such as Gewürztraminer and Malvasia. Müller-Thurgau and Riesling contribute crisp, refreshing notes, while the local Ribolla Gialla and Picolit add depth with their indigenous charm. Sauvignon Blanc and Welschriesling further diversify the portfolio, making the Delle Venezie DOC a veritable mosaic of wine possibilities.

In Delle Venezie DOC, every bottle uncorks a story of its environment—a testimony to the age-old bond between the land of Friuli-Venezia Giulia and its grapevines.


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Discover Terroir

Wines under the DOC Delle Venezie can be produced anywhere in the Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia regions or in the province of Trentino.

During the coldest months (December and January), the temperature of the region can vary between 1° C and -5°C, while during July and August, the temperature can vary between 20 °C and 25 °C. In addition, the region has an average annual rainfall of between 700 mm and 1300 mm, with less rainfall in the west than in the east.

On the other hand, the region's soils are composed of deposits of both calcareous materials and gravel and sand and are generally well-drained.


Most Planted White Grape Varieties: Pinot Grigio

In the enchanting embrace of the Delle Venezie DOC wine region, three remarkable expressions invite you to indulge in the essence of this captivating terroir: Bianco, Pinot Grigio Rosato, and Pinot Grigio Spumante.

Bianco, a harmonious symphony of grape varieties, weaves together a tapestry of Chardonnay, Friulano, Garganega, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Bianco, and Verduzzo (Friulano and/or Trevigiano), enriched by other authorized white companions. This white wine is a canvas of aromas, revealing citrus notes and floral undertones that dance across the palate. It's a celebration of variety, capturing the diversity of the region's grapes in every sip.

Pinot Grigio Rosato, a delicate expression of Pinot Grigio, takes center stage in this rosé. With a minimum of 85% Pinot Grigio, gracefully partnered with Chardonnay, Friulano, Garganega, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Bianco, and Verduzzo, it emerges as a refreshing revelation. The pale pink hue hints at the vibrant red fruit flavors that unfold, a sensory journey that captures the essence of the terroir.

Pinot Grigio Spumante, a sparkling wonder, exudes the effervescence of celebration. Crafted with a minimum of 85% Pinot Grigio, accompanied by a blend of Chardonnay, Friulano, Garganega, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Bianco, and Verduzzo, it undergoes a transformation within pressurized tanks. Bubbles dance across the palate, carrying crisp apple notes and a lively freshness that enchants with every sip.

In the Delle Venezie DOC, Bianco, Pinot Grigio Rosato, and Pinot Grigio Spumante encapsulate the region's dedication to crafting wines that embody its unique identity. Each bottle is a reflection of the land, the grape varieties, and the meticulous craftsmanship that elevates them to extraordinary heights. With every glass, they invite you to explore the nuanced character and timeless allure of Delle Venezie.