August 1, 2021
Ref it heritage site https://www.italyheritage.com/regions/
Campania is an administrative Region of Italy. Located on the south-western portion of the Italian Peninsula, with the Tyrrhenian Sea to the west, it includes the small Phlegraean Islands and Capri as part of the region. As of 2018, the region has a population of around 5,820,000 people, making it the third-most-populous region in Italy. Its total area of 13,590 km, makes it the most densely populated region in Italy. Campania is the 7th most productive region in Italy.
The region, is divided into five provinces: Naples, Benevento, Avellino, Caserta and Salerno.
The Province of Napoli has over half of the population of this region, and is also the 7th-most populous urban area in the European Union. Campania Region, Italy (italyheritage.com)
The region is home to 10 of the 55 UNESCO sites in Italy, like Pompeii and Herculaneum, the Royal Palace of Caserta, the Amalfi Coast and the Historic Centre of Naples.
Moreover, Mount Vesuvius is part of the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves.
The rich natural beauty of Campania makes it highly important in the tourism industry, with the city of Naples, the Amalfi Coast, Mount Vesuvius, and the islands of Capri and Ischia continuing to be major attractions.
About the fun:
Vineyards, Wine and Grapes
Vineyards are plentiful in the region. See the map provided by vineyards.com.
Grapes have been grown in the fertile soil of Campania since ancient times, and one of the pleasures of traveling through this region in southern Italy is the chance to discover the unique varieties of wine produced in this area. From the rolling hillsides in the provinces of Benevento and Avellino to the steeply terraced vineyards of the Amalfi Coast and the islands of Capri and Ischia to the slopes of Mt. Vesuvius, the wines of Campania are as varied as the landscape.
There are many excellent regional wines made in Campania, but here are 4 classic wines of Campania wines popular in this scenic region of southern Italy.
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Overall Wine production is still increasing as well as the quality of the wine.
Aglianico Grape and Wine –The variety of red grapes called Aglianico is one of the most widespread in southern Italy, and it reaches perfection in the climate and terrain of Campania. Aglianico grapes are grown throughout the region, and are made into rich and full-bodied wines. They are also the base for the superb Taurasi DOCG wines made in the province of Avellino, the Falerno del Massico DOC wines produced in the province of Caserta and the Aglianico del Taburno DOC wines from the province of Benevento.
Food pairings for Aglianico wines include: Rabbit – Chicken with paprika sauce & Barbecued lamb
Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio Wine
Lacryma Christi is made from grapes indigenous to the slopes of Mount Vesuvius, and has been produced since Ancient Roman times. The first mention of this grape variety being grown in this area dates to the 5th century BC
Some other Popular Wines and Grapes
The most popular cuisine in the world is Italian food. The place to start to enjoy Italian food is the Campania region!
My Favorite Food Macaroni: No matter where you eat pasta in Campania, you can expect it to be served al dente, or to the tooth, soft on the outside with a slight hardness to the core. click the link below to make yourself hungry and check out all the foods from other regions. There is also a link to the previews of the popular CNN Stanely Tucci Series.
Stanley Tucci Food previews