Abruzzo

Located between the Adriatic Sea and the Gran Sasso of Italy and Majella, the area benefits from extreme temperature changes between day and night, associated with good ventilation, to ensure an ideal microclimate lives, to vegetate and produce grapes of extraordinary quality. Such as Montepulciano, considered for several years one of the great red grapes of Italy.

Vineyards in Abruzzo  Vineyards of Montepulciano  Montepulciano Vineyards
Loreto Aprutino
A really unique environmental in the Abruzzo. A hilly area, at the foot of the mountain, with coniferous forests and chestnut trees, olive groves and vineyards, in a cool climate, ventilated, with large diurnal and seasonal temperature ranges. In 1726 there was the first production of wine by the hand of the Marquis Ferdinando Cordano of Florence, who had inherited a property in the district Lauretum, belonging to the Kingdom of Naples. In subsequent years, and until today, in the tradition laid out by the great professionals of the wine and in harmony with nature, passionate winegrowers have followed, doing more and more valuable in making this precious product, expression and pride of the territory.

Vineyards in Abruzzo    Vineyards in Abruzzo
Therefore great wines that have formed over the years a mark of distinction in the world to this beautiful region, come from vineyards high vocation, raised at an altitude between 250 and 300 meters above sea level, on limestone soils and of perfect grapes selected source. In ancient Earth Vestini, a few kilometers from Pescara, Loreto Aprutino is nestled among the green hills of olive groves and vineyards. The country occupies a privileged position halfway between the Adriatic Sea and the Gran Sasso Mountains. The pristine nature of this area, offers a suggestive scenery and fascinating every visitor that looks like an untouched corner of the world, along with masterpieces of art, history, culture and culinary tradition.

Chiola Castle     Chiola Castle
Abruzzo cuisine
The traditional cuisine of Abruzzo is very wide and is native to the pastoral traditions of the mountainous inland areas and maritime coastal area. Among the most used foods are bread, pasta, meat, cheese and wine. The isolation that has characterized the region for decades has contributed to the maintenance of a culinary art alive and independent. Among the products of Abruzzo who have entered the collective imagination of the world we find the classic confetti typical of the city of Sulmona, the saffron grown mainly nell’altopiano of Navelli, arrosticini from sheep, spaghetti alla chitarra and the prestigious Montepulciano d ‘Abruzzo.

Osteria degli Ulivi-restaurant Gran Sasso  Osteria Unione  Taverna de li Caldora

LàB Collections : Feudi d’Avalos great wines of  Abruzzo

Montepulciano Riserva Don Diego           Chardonnay Baronia di Carapelle          Montepulciano Don Alfonso 

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