DOC area (German: "Etsch Valley") with the German name "Etschtaler" for red wines, rosé wines and white wines. The area extends across borders in the two subregions South-Tirol
(Alto Adige) and Trentino
(the common Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige
form) and Veneto
, The area includes the mountainsides and plains along the Adige (Adige) river from Meran in South Tyrol to Sant'Ambrogio di Valpolicella in Veneto. There are 34 municipalities in the Province Bolzano / Bozen (South Tyrol), 36 in the Province of Trentino (Trentino), as well as Brentino Belluno, Dolcè and Rivoli Veronese in the Province of Verona (Veneto). The former subzone Valdadige Terradeiforti
was classified in 2010 as an independent DOC area.