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 zone comprises around 25 hectares of vineyards in the municipalities of Desenzano del Garda, Lonato, Pozzolengo and Sirmione in the province of Brescia (Lombardy), as well as Peschiera del Garda in the province of Verona (Veneto). This makes the area one of the smallest wine-growing areas
Europe. The former name was "Tocai di San Martino della Battaglia", which after Hungarian intervention...