SoMe Italian Red Varietals in Australia

In December 2021 my Taste and Talk group discussed some of the lesser known Italian alternative varieties used in Australia.

Here are the slides we used for the session.


Quick facts about Lagrein in AustraliaQuick facts about Lagrein

More about Lagrein and a list of Australian producers


Quick facts about Dolcetto red wine varietyQuick facts about Dolcetto

More about Dolcetto and a list of Aussie producers


More about Aglianico and a list of Aussie producers


Quick facts about NegroamaroQuick facts about Negroamaro

More about Negroamaro and a list of Aussie producers


Quick facts about SagrantinoQuick facts about Sagrantino

More about Sagrantino and a list of Aussie producers


Quick facts about TeroldegoQuick facts about Teroldego

More about Teroldego and a list of Aussie producers


Quick facts about MarzeminoQuick facts about Marzemino

More about Marzemino and a list of Aussie producers

More information

You can get information about these varieties in my book What varietal is That?

Find out more about Italian wine regions with De Long's Wine Map of Italy

Taste and Talk is an occasional online chat with winelovers interested in alternative varieties.  You can get details and sign up via Darby's Wine Newsletter

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