The southern area of the Italian double region Trentino-Alto Adige; the northern one is South-Tirol (Alto Adige). It corresponds geographically to the province of Trento. It is according to 3,000-year-old archaeological finds to one of the oldest Italian wine-growing areas. The vineyards cover around 10,000 hectares on the edge of the Dolomites. They are located in the gritty alluvial plain of the Adige Valley and on the z. T. very steep slopes of the side valleys. Some communities on Lake Caldaro fall into the same DOC area (Lake Caldaro). At higher altitudes, there is a moraine debris with a high lime content. The climate is warmer and drier than in South Tyrol. In the south, the influence of the Lake Garda noticeable, for a mild climate provides.
75% red and 25% white wines are produced. Around 70% are DOC wines. The grape variety level is in the DOC area Trentino cited. Trentino is one of the leading Spumante manufacturers Italy. The quality is monitored by the group "Trentdoc" with 40 companies. The "Consorzio I Dolomitici "Strives for quality standards. Three big ones Winzergenossenschaften are Cavit, Mezzacorona and the Cantina Sociale di Lavis. The DOC zones: