Tintilia is THE grape of Molise. History says that its vine arrived in Molise during the Spanish domination. Its name could hence be originated from “Tinto”, meaning “red” in Spanish. Tintilia adjusted itself to the new environments thanks to its great spirit of adaptability (Tintilia is a rustic vine very resistant to cold, diseases and to molds), and spread over the whole territory, so as to be considered Molise’s most important variety, also used to give color and body to existing wines.  We are working on this Tintilia grape description. Please come back soon.Send us an e-mail if you are looking for more info at Two of the best books about Italian grapes, where some of…