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Trentino Alto Adige: South Tyrol
Trentino Alto Adige is a border region, for this reason the traditions and the food-wine heritage are strongly influenced by the german populations; although the Trentino Alto Adige cuisine is strongly characterized by northern tastes, it maintains an Italian identity.
The dishes are characterized by their strong and clean tastes, really intense; you will notice and taste high-quality regional products: cornmeal mush, speck, würstel, deer and roe deer meat, “sopressa”, smoked bacon and extraordinary mountain cheeses.
Cheeses and yogurts contribute to make this territory unique, produced thanks to the cows high up in the mountains and the local fruit. Some of the most known cheeses are: Asiago, Puzzone di Moena, Bela Badia, Punteria, Casolet and the mountain Toma cheese.
Trentino Alto Adige is well known also for the production of apple (Val di Non), apricots, raspberry, sauerkraut and the precious honey, various “grappa” and typical wines.
Trentino Alto Adige has mountain wines, their characteristic is the elevation and a soil rich in minerals; among the most famous ones there are: Traminer, Pinot, Riesling, Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet.
The Trento DOC area stands out for the production of traditional method sparkling wines, with Ferrari Vineyards among the prestigious producers.