The Veneto

Native Vines:


• Corvina
• Raboso


• Garganega
• Glera (Prosecco)
Important Wines
• Amarone della Valpolicella
• Prosecco Superiore
• Soave
• Pinot Grigio
• Bardolino
• Valpolicella
• Raboso del Piave
• Colli Berici Tai Rosso
• Colli Euganei Rosso
• Breganze Rosso


The drivers of Venetian wine have long been Soave and Valpolicella, more recently they have been joined by Prosecco and Pinot Grigio.  There is an emerging confidence, largely founded on the world-class wines of Amarone and Soave.

There are many terroir of real significance in the Veneto and pockets of winemakers who are worth seeking out; Zonta (Due Santi) in Bassano del Grappa (Breganze DOC) are fantastic, the Raboso and Sauvignon of the Piave is unique, the Tai rosso from Piovene Porto Godi in Colli Berici is particularly good and the Muscat passito (Fior d’Arancio) and spumante from the Colli Euganei is irresistible. 


our Veneto selection by Winemaker / Estate...


Bat and Bottle is Emma and me, there are no teams of copywriters or agencies helping us out and we are constantly limited by time.  For excellent sources of information go to my blog where I have embedded useful links.  These scribblings are personal and flawed. 



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  1. Vicentini. Recioto di Soave 2013

    Honey, herb and almond, luscious deep fruit, velvety texture with a divine purity and lifting grapefruit character. 

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  2. Col Sandago. Dagoberthus 2007 (37.5cl)

    Case Bianche's Col Sandago Dagoberthus is a luscious sweet red wine, honeyed and hints of mushrooms, prunes, cinnamon and nutmeg.

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  3. Primovolo 2007

    Every constituent wine enjoyed an excellent vintage, Giordano’s Merlot is deep and velvety, Sergio’s Sangiovese is masculine and full and Andrea’s Barbera is generous in energetic bramble-charged fruit.

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  4. Marco Sambin. Marcus 2011

     The wine has a Mediterranean feel, Huge, mouth filling berry fruit, laced with strawberry and balsamic nuance.  A complex and finely structured red. If pushed for a comparison I would sit it somewhere between Pomerol and Bolgheri.

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  5. Angiolino Maule. Recioto di Gambellara

    Angiolino Maule Recioto di Gambellara
    Recioto di Gambellara DOCG

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  6. Case Bianche. Prosecco Superiore 'Vigna del Cuc' 2015 Magnum

    A naturally gifted vintage, beautiful soft. fresh lemon and grapefruit backed with ripe herb and apricot.  Simplicity itself, with a crystalline purity.

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  7. Conte Emo. La Montecchia 'Forzate Antica Maniera' 2001 Magnum

    An Epic! Drying tannins underlying porcini and truffle and fading forest fruit, a wine which has been allowed to express the vine, no attempt has been made to appease modern tastes.

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  8. Bionda. Amarone 2010

    A magnificent and exuberant Amarone, depths of mocha, espresso and black cherry, fig damson and porcini.

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  9. Bionda. Amarone 'Ravazzol' 2010

    Rich black cherry and floral aromas, huge depth of damson and cherry fruit laced with fig, date and aged balsamic.  Ripe powerful tannins, with remarkable floral characteristics and a lovely freshness for such a big wine. 

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  10. Righetti. Valpolicella Ripasso 'Campolieti' Double Magnum 300cl

    Righetti Valpolicella Ripasso Campolieti
    Valpolicella Ripasso DOC

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