Italy Travel Notes presents: by Christopher Panduro
If you’re looking for a place where you can do something different every day, Lake Garda is the ideal place for you. Lake Garda is blessed with more than 45 km of free beaches in some of the most evocative and celebrated scenery of the whole Europe, insluding medieval towns, historical villas and ancient castle. It is enriched by its green hinterland with pastures and vineyards which produce wines know throughout the world such as Custoza and Bardolino.
Photograph by F. Mottironi
The wines produced on the Riviera Veronese of Lake Garda are successfully exported all over the world. The typical ones, granted by brand names of controlled origin are: Bardolino in its versions: Classico, Chiaretto and Novello; the Bianco di Custoza, the Valdadige and the Lugana. Those who intend to stay in the region have te possibility to discover the places where wine is produced, visit the great number of cellars situated along the wine routes and buy wine directrly for the vineyard owners. Wine lovers must absolutely consider a visit to the wine museum in Bardolino to admire the exhibition of historical tools used in the wine production as well as a photo-gallery af all the DOC wines produced in the area of Verona.
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