The large part of plain in the south of the Lake Garda bounded to the Morenical Hills, is calcareous with stratification of compacted clay. In this part the climate is mild and slightly breezily, rainfalls are never too aggressive and temperature changes are almost imperceptibles.
This area is known as the Lugana area and is composed by five municipalities: four in Brescia region – Desenzano del Garda, Sirmione, Pozzolengo and Lonato and just one Verona region – Peschiera del Garda.
Lugana is a white wine produced with a native grape called Trebbiano di Lugana or Turbiana which grow in the south part of the Lake Garda. The land is peculiar, fruitful and very clayey, result of the two last erosion of the last glaciations, results as well of the large morenical amphitheater all around the Lake. Thanks to the mild climate, this territory has become the perfect terroir for this autochthone grape, with unique qualities: wine with a delicate taste and unmistakable freshness, the real and perfect expression of the land of origin.
The Valtenesi is a large area extended between Desenzano del Garda and Salò, covering in fact almost the entire Brescia side of the Lake Garda. Characterized by a unique microclimate, the Valtenesi benefits from all the lakes peculiarities: the winters are never too hard and the summers are hot and satisfying; the rain never falls too abundantly and breezes are always light and delicate.
Here, in addition to the vineyards, specially autochthon grape called Groppello there are olive trees and citrus trees that gives high-quality products, known throughout the world.
The production area of Valtènesi include the cities of Salo, Roe Volciano, Villanuova sul Clisi, Gavardo, San Felice, Puegnago del Garda, Muscoline, Manerba del Garda, Polpenazze del Garda, Moniga del Garda, Soiano del Lago, Calvagese della Riviera, Padenghe sul Garda, Bedizzole.
It also includes part of the territories of the municipalities of Lonato and Desenzano del Garda.