Italian White Wines
When it comes to Italian wine, you might automatically think of Chianti and Pinot Grigio. But there are so many other whites that deserve your attention! These exceptional varietals are the best way to experience the flavours of Italy in your glass, and with our assistance at Wine Cart, purchasing one of these great wines has never been easier.
Pinot Gris is a white wine made from Pinot Grigio grapes. It has a light, fruity taste with just a touch of sweetness. This versatile wine goes well with seafood, chicken, salads and fish. It is also known as Pinot Grigio wine and can be served chilled or at room temperature.
Garganega is an Italian grape variety that is used to make wine in the Veneto region of Italy. It has a light body and pairs well with food, making it a versatile option for many different types of wine. Garganega can be found in sparkling wines as well as dry whites, like Soave (SO-ah-vah). Tenuta di Corte Giacobbe 2021 Soave and Tenuta di Corte Giacobbe 2020 “Superiore” Runcata Soave are two great examples of this amazing grape available at Wine Cart.
Arneis is an Italian white wine grape variety that is one of the most widely planted white wine varieties in Italy. The grape produces light, dry and fruity wines with a high acidity level. Its versatility allows it to be paired with many different foods, making it a great choice for summer salads, shellfish and pasta dishes. A great example of this wine on our site is Palladino ROERO ARNEIS D.O.C.G. 2021
Fiano di Avellino DOCG is a white wine that gets its name from the town of Avellino in Campania, Italy. Fiano grapes are made into dry and sweet wines but can also be used to make sparkling wines known as spumante. This particular wine is made in a style similar to chablis, which means it has some minerality but not as much acidity or aroma as other whites from the area, like Greco di Tufo or Aglianico del Taburno. Explore our range if Fiano at Wine Cart,
Greco di Tufo DOCG is a medium-bodied white wine that's made from Greco bianco grapes. It's aged for at least 18 months in oak barrels and has a light aroma and flavour. This wine pairs well with seafood or white meat dishes, as well as fresh fruit and vegetables. Tenuta Del Meriggio Greco Di Tufo DOCG 2021 has a great taste available at Wine Cart.
Gavi DOCG, a white wine from the Piedmont region of Italy, is made from the Cortese grape. You may have heard it referred to as just "Gavi," which is okay. This wine has a light body and crisp taste that's perfect for summer drinking or pairing with seafood or salads. Wine Cart has many great varieties of Gavi wine.
Try these Italian whites paired with foods from the region.
Italian white wines are best served chilled, so take the time to let them get to their ideal temperature. These wines pair perfectly with food from Italy, like seafood and chicken. Try grilling fish or meat on the barbecue and then pouring in some white wine for a simple but delicious meal that will pair perfectly with any of these Italian whites. You can also serve your favourite pasta dish with a similar wine or enjoy one of these light meals alongside a refreshing glass from Wine Cart
You might be surprised at how well these wines go with the foods of Italy. Pinot Gris is a great option for lighter seafood dishes, like fish or shellfish. Gavi and Greco di Tufo both pair well with light pasta dishes such as linguine alfredo or marinara sauce. Fiano is good with fish and white meats like chicken breast or pork tenderloin, while Arneis pairs well with cheese like feta or goat cheese! If you're looking to try something new, then definitely give some of these delicious white wines from Italy and Wine Cart.