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  • GRAPE VARIETIES

    Vespaiola

    Vespaiola is a grape mainly found in the province of Vicenza, in Veneto, where it is used for still, sparkling and sweet wines. Its name comes from an animal: Vespa is wasp in Italian and these insects are very attracted by the sweetness of this grape. We are working on this Vespaiola grape description. Please come back soon.Send us an e-mail if you are looking for more info at cheers@drinkitalian.com Two of the best books about Italian grapes, where some of this information come from, are:– Native Grapes of Italy, by Ian d’Agata– Italian Wine Unplugged, by Steve Kim Additionally, you can discover the other grapes from Veneto.