Basilicata Wine

Basilicata is 47% mountains, 45% hills and 8% flatlands. This region borders with Calabria, Puglia and Campania. The vineyards are only about 5000 hectares cultivated on originally volcanic soil. The majority of the wines comes from black-berried grapes and the main vine is the Aglianico. However there also are: Montepulciano di Basilicata, Moscato del Vulture, Malvasia del Vulture, Malvasia della Lucania e l’Asprinio lucano.


  • Aglianico del Vulture
  • Aglianico del Vulture Superiore
  • Basilicata Igt
  • Grottino di Roccanova
  • Matera
  • Terre dell’Alta Val d’Agri

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About Author

Guido Clerici
Guido Clerici | Photographer since 1990, belongs to the Ordine dei Giornalisti (Italy’s Order of Journalists) since 2004. He has published covers, articles and advertisements on major Italian and international magazines (GQ Italy, GQ Germany, GQ Russia, GQ Spain, AD Russia, Traveller Russia, Max, Abitare, Interni), portraying national and international celebrities such as John Malkovich, Casey Stoner, Chef Cracco, Vico Magistretti, Winton Marsalis, Pistorius and many others. He works with companies and architecture and design studios making pictures for brochures, catalogues, and websites. He has been represented by Grazia Neri, Italy’s main photographic agency, and Agenzia LUZphoto of Milan. Beside photography, he works in the food-and-wine and tourism field. Between 2010 and 2012 he earns a Travel Agency Technical Director title, a Sommelier diploma with AIS and a Cheese Taster title with ONAF. Through Officine Turistiche, a website offering environmentally friendly wine-and-food itineraries, he also offers photo shooting, websites design, and event management.