Friuli Venezia Giulia

This is Italy's orange wine country. Bordering Slovenia, this area produces some of the best white wine in the world. Ribolla Gialla, Picolit, and Tocai grape vines line the rolling hills of this region. Friuli is also known for its grappa, think Grappa Nonino in Udine. San Daniele is one of the most famous towns in Friuli; it's famous for its microclimate, perfect for curing prosciutto. Yes! Prosciutto San Daniele. Trieste is a city famous for its Viennese architecture and its coffee culture; it's referred to as Italy's coffee capital. Friuli is also applauded for La Rosa di Gorizia radicchio and the pungent Montasio cheese.