In the southern Italian region of Basilicata, the slopes of a famous volcano are covered in vines. Which volcano is it?

A. Mount Vulture

B. Mount Etna

C. Mount Vesuvius

D. Mount Cavo


Mount Vulture, located in Basilicata (the “instep” of the Italian boot), is an extinct volcano on whose slopes the best aglianico grapes are grown for aglianico del Vulture DOCG wine. Mount Etna is in Sicily, Mount Vesuvius is in Campania, and Mount Cavo is in Lazio.

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