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Italian Wine

Named “Oenotria” by the ancient Greeks for its abundance of grapevines, Italy has always had a culture virtually inextricable from red, white and sparkling wine. Wine grapes grow in every region throughout Italy—a long and narrow boot-shaped peninsula extending into the Mediterranean.

Italian Wine Regions

Naturally, most Italian wine regions enjoy a Mediterranean climate and a notable coastline, if not coastline on all borders, as is the case with the islands of Sicily and Sardinia. The Alps in the northern regions of Valle d'Aosta, Lombardy and Alto Adige create favorable conditions for cool-climate grape varieties. The Apennine Mountains, extending from Liguria in the north to Calabria in the south, affect climate, grape variety and harvest periods throughout. Considering the variable terrain and conditions, it is still safe to say that most high quality viticulture in Italy takes place on picturesque hillsides.

Italian Grape Varieties

Italy boasts more indigenous grape varieties than any other country—between 500 and 800, depending on whom you ask—and most Italian wine production relies upon these native grapes. In some regions, international varieties have worked their way in, but are declining in popularity, especially as younger growers take interest in reviving local varieties. Most important are Sangiovese, reaching its greatest potential in Tuscany, as well as Nebbiolo, the prized grape of Piedmont, producing single varietal, age-worthy Piedmontese wines. Other important varieties include Corvina, Montepulciano, Barbera, Nero d’Avola and of course the white wines, Trebbiano, Verdicchio and Garganega. The list goes on.

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    San Filippo Brunello di Montalcino Le Lucere 2015
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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    Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont, Italy
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  • Pio Cesare Barolo 2015  Front Label
    Pio Cesare Barolo 2015
    Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont, Italy
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  • Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino Tenuta Nuova 2015  Front Label
    Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino Tenuta Nuova 2015
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    Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont, Italy
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  • Argiano Brunello di Montalcino 2015  Front Label
    Argiano Brunello di Montalcino 2015
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  • Querciabella Chianti Classico 2015 Front Label
    Querciabella Chianti Classico 2015
    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
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    Conterno Fantino Barolo Sori Ginestra 2015
    Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont, Italy
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  • Allegrini Palazzo della Torre 2015 Front Label
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    Other Red Blends from Veneto, Italy
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    Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino White Label 2015
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Ceretto Barolo 2015  Front Label
    Ceretto Barolo 2015
    Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont, Italy
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    Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino 2015
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Il Marroneto Brunello di Montalcino 2015  Front Label
    Il Marroneto Brunello di Montalcino 2015
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Banfi Brunello di Montalcino 2015  Front Label
    Banfi Brunello di Montalcino 2015
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    Azienda Bisceglia Aglianico del Vulture Gudarra 2015
    Aglianico from Italy
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    Selvapiana Chianti Rufina Riserva Bucerchiale 2015
    Sangiovese from Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
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    Castello di Bossi Chianti Classico Riserva Berardo 2015
    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Mazzei Philip Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 Front Label
    Mazzei Philip Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Tuscany, Italy
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  • Pio Cesare Barolo Ornato 2015  Front Label
    Pio Cesare Barolo Ornato 2015
    Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont, Italy
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    Paolo Scavino Barolo Bricco Ambrogio 2015
    Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont, Italy
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    Tedeschi Amarone della Valpolicella 2015
    Other Red Blends from Valpolicella, Veneto, Italy
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