The largest wine encyclopedia in the world

23.071 Keywords • 48.236 Synonyms • 5.303 Translations • 28.377 Pronunciations • 155.305 Cross-references

0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Lake Garda

Lago di Garda (I)
Lago de Garda (ES)
Lake Garda (GB)
Lac de Garde (F)
Gardameer (N)

The largest Italian lake, Lago di Garda or Bènaco (until 800 AD Lacus benacus), is located in the three regions of Italy Trentino-Alto Adige (North), Lombardy (West) and Veneto (East). The almost 52 km long and over 17 km wide lake covers around 370 square kilometers. The great waters has a positive influence on viticulture. That is due to the location sub-Mediterranean climate is characterized by hot summers and low-precipitation, mild winters. Around the lake are in the north vines, in the east and south cultivated olive trees and citrus fruits. Directly on or near the lake there are many DOC / DOCG areas, some of which cross regions. These are Garda. lugana and San Martino della Battaglia (Lombardy and Veneto), Garda Colli Mantovani. Riviera del Garda Bresciano and Valtènesi (Lombardy), as well Valpolicella respectively. Amarone della Valpolicella and Recioto della Valpolicella (Veneto).

Lake Garda

World's largest wine knowledge database, made with by our author Norbert Tischelmayer.

About the Glossary

Calendar EVENTS NEAR YOU To Online-Events

Privacy Notice: ×

Cookies facilitate the provision of our services. By using our services, you agree that we use cookies.