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Friuli Colli Orientali

Also allowed name for DOC Colli Orientali del Friuli; look there.

DOC area (also Friuli Colli Orientali) for red wines and white wines in the region Friuli-Venezia Giulia; near the border too Slovenia and Austria, The name means "Eastern Friuli Hills". The DOC area closes in the south Collio Goriziano in the province of Gorizia (Gorizia), the border is the Judrio River. Both geologically similar areas were once part of the Austrian Habsburg Empire. But while Udine became Italian in 1866, Gorizia only came after the First World War in the early 1920s Italy,

The zone comprises the hill area in the eastern part of the province of Udine with 14 crescent-shaped municipalities grouped around the city of Udine. These are Attimis, Buttrio, Faedis, Cividale, Corno di Rosazzo, Manzano, Nimis, Povoletto, Prepotto, Premariacco, San Pietro al Natisone, San Giovanni al Natisone, Tarcento and Torreano. It extends in the form of an elongated chain of hills on the edge of the Udine plain from Buttrio in the south to...

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