Italy's Sardinia, which is the Mediterranean Sea's second biggest island, earned the nickname Wine Island during the sixteenth century. Most of the vineyards that produce the best quality wines are located from the scenic Orosei coastline to Bari Sardo and the mountainous region of Atzara.
To sample Sardinia's treasure, make a trip to winery in Jerzu. Various blends of the famous Cannonau red wines can be enjoyed here. Cannonau di Sardegna contains around 99 percent of the local Cannonau grapes. Carignano wines, being one of the country's finest wines, is located in the coastal area of Sulcis. Imagine enjoying a bottle of deep red ruby wine with your travel companions while lying on the white sandy beach and taking in the beautiful coastal view.
If you are a fan of white wines, take a trip to San Vero Milis, which also has a breathtaking view of the sea. Here you get to sample Vernaccia di Oristano and other blends of Vernaccia wines. Vernaccia wines are said to be one of the world's most ancient wines, dating back to the Phoenician era. Vernaccia di Oristano is named after grapes of the same name.
Another popular Sardinian white wine is Vermentino. Vermentino wines are made from light-skinned white grapes. Among the famous blends of Vermentino is Vermentino di Gallura DOCG. To sample this high quality white wine, take a trip to the lovely mountainous area of Monti territory where the famous Cantina del Vermentino winery is located.