Liguria

Brave viticulture

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For many reasons the production of wine in Liguria is referred to as a miracle. Farming and grape growing here is extremely difficult due to the shape of the territory and it is only thanks to the great passion, persistent work and dedication of the locals that these stunning sheer terraces could be realised.

In this area there are 8 DOC wines and 4 IGT wines; the most important of these are produced in the areas of the Colli di Luni. Schiacchetrà,  in particular, being the oldest and finest is considered to be the undisputed leader among the wines of this region.

Other remarkable wines include white wines with a savoury flavour such as Pigiato and Vermentino and the red wines Ormeasco ad Rossese.

Wineries for tastings Colli di Luni DOC and other wines of the route

La Ghiaia Resort

La Ghiaia Resort

Sarzana (SP)

Resort La Ghiaia, with its main Villa, is a Maison de Charme where luxury and tradition are fudes in its 5 exclusive suites. Each room, equipped with ...

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Liguria: The territory

Liguria is not only well known for its wine, but also its food. The traditional Liguria dishes display a great variety of fresh sauces (pesto sauce is famous worldwide), the well-known focaccia, testaroli (a typical first course) and excellent olive oil. These dishes gather together in a perfect mix of sea, wood products and local vegetables from the area.

Many villages in this region are listed among the Borghi Più Belli d’Italia (Italy’s most picturesque old villages) and are marked with the so called bandiera arancione (orange flag), a recognition of quality awarded by the Touring Club Italiano to small towns for excellence in tourism, hospitality and the environment. Do not miss out the small towns of Cervo (Riviera dei Fiori), Sassello with its typical roofs (the so called tetti a scàndole) and the marvellous view you can enjoy from the top of San Giovanni Battista church.

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Further wine routes

Langhe, Dogliani and Monferrato
Langhe, Dogliani and Monferrato
Emilia Romagna
Emilia Romagna
Valpolicella and Soave
Valpolicella and Soave
Montalcino and Montepulciano
Montalcino and Montepulciano
Umbria
Umbria
Franciacorta, an elegant and sparkling land
Franciacorta, an elegant and sparkling land

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