By / 5th February, 2014 / Blog, Traveller Tips / Off

FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA WINE REGIONRagogna_Lago_di_Ragogna

Friuli Venezia Giulia has a quite particular history, given its geographic, ethnical, and cultural location as a frontier hub between central Europe to the north, the Slav regions to the east and the Italian Peninsula to the west and south.
From the mountains of Tarvisio, on the border with Austria and Slovenia, in little more than one hour you will reach the beaches of Lignano and Grado or the region’s chief city Trieste.
During the trip, a fascinating land that provides a variety of landscapes and experiences worth discovering, starting from the art cities rich in charm and culture.

Your journey around Friuli starts from UDINE,

elegant and discreet, but also convivial and lively, the city characterized by the colours of Giambattista Tiepolo (1696-1770), the famous Venetian painter who left in this land works of rare beauty.

Udine is rich in art, with the wonderful palaces of its city center, its museums, galleries, art exhibitions and cultural festivals.
But this city will win your heart also thanks to the liveliness of its inhabitants, to its squares teeming with life, to the flavours and scents to be discovered and enjoyed in the ancient inns or in the trendy bars and restaurants.

Wine lovers will be happy to try the wide variety of local high quality wines, from dry to sweet and white to red, there is a wine from this region to please every palate and to pair with every dish. Wine production, like cheese making, is integral to Friuli-Venezia Giulia’s food culture and is part of a long-standing tradition, dating back to Roman times.

Friuli Venezia Giulia Cantine Aperte 2014

Don’t miss the next appointment for all you wine lovers on May the 25th with the annual Wine Fair Cantine Aperte!

Read more about the Wine Fair Cantine Aperte on our next article!