The "Cinque Terre" simply means "five pieces of lands". They are five villages located on the rocky coast of the region of Liguria, adjoining Tuscany: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso.They can be reached by car, but it is even easier to arrive by train or boat. It is possible to enjoy amazing walks from one village to another on tiny footpaths straight up to the sea.Here nature, with its wild smelling flowers, green bushes and trees, has been sculptured by man to create wine. You can admire vineyards which grow in narrow slips of land as many terraces are built one leading up to the other.This extraordinary setting produces the white wine "Cinque Terre Bianco DOC" and the famous dessert wine "Sciachetr DOC". These wines have been commended by poets, popes and kings for centuries.Whilst the "Cinque Terre" white wine is dry , with delicate perfumes and pleasant freshness, the Sciachetr, which is made from the same grapes (Bosco, Albarola and Vermentino), which are dried for at least two months. It has a deep golden colour, a persistent smell of apricots, honey, dried figs and usually has an alcohol content of 17%.These wines, which seem to grow from the sea, match perfectly with the many local exquisite fish dishes. One of the most unmissable being anchovies, which can be prepared in a great range of interesting styles.