DOC area for white wine in the border region of the Italian regions Lombardy
at the south end of the Lake Garda
, The area is named after a battlefield on which the Piedmontese defeated the Austrians in 1859. The area covers about 25 hectares of vineyards in the municipalities Desenzano del Garda, Lonato, Pozzolengo and Sirmione in the province of Brescia (Lombardy), and Peschiera del Garda in the province of Verona (Veneto). Thus, the area is one of the smallest wine-growing areas
Europe. The former name was "Tocai di San Martino della Battaglia", which after Hungarian intervention (to a confusion...