from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- A river of northeast Italy rising in the Alps and flowing about 410 km (255 mi) generally south then east to the Adriatic Sea at the Gulf of Venice.
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riverin South Tyrol.
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- noun a river in northern Italy that flows southeast into the Adriatic Sea
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The principal Venetian river is the Adige, which is the second river of Italy; after that are the Brenta, the Piave, the Tagliamento, the
Verona lies on both banks of the river Adige, which is spanned by several bridges; but the heart of the town is on the right.
We left there rather quickly and walked across town to Castelvecchio on the river Adige, which is now an museum.
Italiaoutdoors's ski instructor/mountain guide duo, Kathy Bechtel and Vernon McClure, leads snow-loving gourmands on custom tours through the Trentino-Alto Adige region of the Dolomite mountains.
April 22 at Dressler (Williamsburg): a five-course dinner with Klauss Gasser, winemaker at Cantina Terlano in Alto Adige.
For example, I've never forgetten a wine that I found on a trip to Alto Adige, Italy, some six years ago.
Would have been quite a comedown after the white wines from the Alto Adige that I tried.
Fruili, located just north of Venice, is one of the top regions for Pinot Grigio, along with Alto Adige.
Example: Kuenhof, a very small producer in Alto Adige, makes four white wines which are labeled: Sylvaner L1, Veltliner L2, Gewürztraminer L3, Riesling ‘Kaiton’ L4.
One with texture, maybe Alto Adige or Alsace or Oregon.