Campania is one of our country’s oldest winemaking regions. During Roman times, the region produced some of the most sought after wines of Italy, if not the entire Mediterranean.

The variety of soils and microclimates results in a multitude of types of wine, even when using the same grape varieties. Some wines are coastal, for example those from Amalfi. Others are made inland, such as in Irpinia, where the average elevation of 500 metres above sea level makes for a cool climate. This allows grapes to retain freshness and acidity, and results in harvests as late as October and even November.

Almost all grape varieties grown are indigenous, with among the most appreciated Falanghina, Fiano and Greco for white wine, and Piedirosso and of course Aglianico for red.

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