These days, tocai cannot be called such because of a legal battle Italy lost to Hungary, who claims the rights to the origins of the name. The problem is, Italian tocai has no relationship whatsoever with the tokaji Aszú.
Friuli Venezia Giulia
WINES FROM FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA
Friuli wines contain a mosaic of influences, from German to Slavic to naturally, Italian. Friuli is one of the most famous Italian regions for white wines of excellent quality. Actually, in this region is easy to find also excellent expressions of red wines. Always linked to the Tocai, today called Friuliano, Friuli is an endless discovery. Ribolla, Pinot Bianco, Piccolit and Schioppettino suggest how much complete and varied is production of regional wines. The wines from Friuli have a profile that always brings them back to the territory. The Collio, Friuli Grave il Carso, the Isonzo or Colli Orientali del Friuli are some of the suitable areas of the Friuli wine. Other zones, such as the Friuli Annia, Aquilieia and Latisana, are lesser known, but always very interesting among the wine areas of this region. Choose one of many excellent Friuli Wines online at Vinitaly Wine Club.