Vineyard in Montaretto

Liguria: Wine from the Gulf of Poets and Beyond

In today’s post we’ll take a closer look at the hilly coastal region of Liguria in northwestern Italy which boasts some of the country’s finest food like the world famous pesto genovese, Liguria’s tasty basil pesto. The region is also home to stunning white and sweet wines which are often overlooked. Wine from the Gulf of Poets is at the center of today’s article.
In the first of two posts, I give you an overview of the region and its most important appellations. My tasting notes follow in a separate post.

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