Italy, along with France and Spain, is one of the largest wine-growing countries in the world. Wines come from 20 wine regions of Italy that are popular far beyond national borders and are exported all over the world.
Most of the wines are made from Italian, indigenous grape varieties: 350 grape varieties are grown across the Italian wine regions, out of which 330 are of Italian origin and are characterized by climate and landscape in their aroma. This makes Italy one of the countries with the largest range of indigenous varieties.
The majority of wines in Italy wine country comes from the four regions of Veneto, Apulia, Emilia-Romagna, and the island of Sicily. Together they make up more than half of the production. A strong culture and long winemaking traditions make Italy one of the countries with a high number of strict designations of origin (DOC / DOCG). Over 400 appellations are distributed in 20 Italian wine regions. Explore Italian wine regions and discover unique wines produced with centuries-old traditions.