3 Alpine Recipes and Wine Pairings From Northern Italy
Encompassing some of Europe’s highest vineyards, the alpine wine regions of northern Italy offer picturesque views with snowy peaks and charming villages. The wines produced in Trentino-Alto Adige, the tiny Valle d’Aosta and north of Milan in Lombardy combine bright freshness with power and elegance and come alive when paired with the hearty cuisine of the region. These refined dishes show influences from neighboring countries like Austria and Switzerland and are unlike those from any other region in Italy. Almost as if taking inspiration from the mountain scenery where the ingredients are grown, this cuisine can reach breathtaking heights. Designed to warm your soul and invigorate your palate, these alpine recipes and wine pairings can transport you to the captivating peaks and valleys from which they hail.
This article originally appeared in the August/September 2022 issue of Wine Enthusiast magazine. Click here to subscribe today!
Published on July 22, 2022