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Region: Italy:

Grapes First Planted: 2000 BC

  • Total Acres: 3,500,000
  • Total Cases: White: 120,000,000
  • Total Cases: Red: 400,000,000
  • Total Cases: Sparkling: 2,000,000
  • Total Cases: Dessert: 8,000,000
  • Total Cases for Region: 530,000,000

Number of Producers: 1,200,000

Best Sub-Regions: Calabria, Apulia, Lazio, Marches. Basilicata, Abruzzo

Classic Regions: Piedmont, Tuscany, Trentino, Friuli, Veneto, Umbria, Sardegna, Sicily.


Region: Friuli:

Grapes First Planted: 2000 BC

  • Total Acres: 50,000
  • Total Cases: White: 7,000,000
  • Total Cases: Red: 5,000,000
  • Total Cases: Sparkling:
  • Total Cases: Dessert:
  • Total Cases for Region: 12,000,000

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Best Sub-Regions:

Classic Regions: Collio, Colli Orientalli


Region: Piedmont:

Grapes First Planted: 2000 BC

  • Total Acres: 180,000
  • Total Cases: White: 6,000,000
  • Total Cases: Red: 24,000,000
  • Total Cases: Sparkling: 11,000,000
  • Total Cases: Dessert:
  • Total Cases for Region: 41,000,000

Number of Producers: 55,000

Best Sub-Regions: Ghemme

Classic Regions: Barolo, Barberesco, Asti, Roero, Alba, Gattinara, Gavi


Region: Sardinia:

Grapes First Planted: 2000 BC

  • Total Acres: 133,000
  • Total Cases: White: 15,000,000
  • Total Cases: Red: 8,000,000
  • Total Cases: Sparkling:
  • Total Cases: Dessert:
  • Total Cases for Region: 22,000,000

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Classic Regions:


Region: Sicily:

Grapes First Planted: 2000 BC

  • Total Acres: 500,000
  • Total Cases: White: 40,000,000
  • Total Cases: Red: 20,000,000
  • Total Cases: Sparkling:
  • Total Cases: Dessert: 50,000,000
  • Total Cases for Region: 112,000,000

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Classic Regions:


Region: Trentino:

Grapes First Planted: 2000 BC

  • Total Acres: 33,000
  • Total Cases: White: 8,000,000
  • Total Cases: Red: 5,000,000
  • Total Cases: Sparkling:
  • Total Cases: Dessert:
  • Total Cases for Region: 13,000,000

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Classic Regions:


Region: Tuscany:

Grapes First Planted: 2000 BC

  • Total Acres: 250,000
  • Total Cases: White: 10,000,000
  • Total Cases: Red: 30,000,000
  • Total Cases: Sparkling:
  • Total Cases: Dessert:
  • Total Cases for Region: 40,000,000

Number of Producers: 6,000

Best Sub-Regions: Colli Senesi, Ruffino, Montalbano

Classic Regions: Chianti, Vino Noble di Montalpuciano, Brunello di Montalcino, Carmignano, Vernaccia di San Gimignano


Region: Umbria:

Grapes First Planted: 2000 BC

  • Total Acres: 50,000
  • Total Cases: White: 8,000,000
  • Total Cases: Red: 3,000,000
  • Total Cases: Sparkling:
  • Total Cases: Dessert: 1,000,000
  • Total Cases for Region: 11,000,000

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Best Sub-Regions:

Classic Regions: Torgiano, Orvieto


Region: Veneto:

Grapes First Planted: 2000 BC

  • Total Acres: 230,000
  • Total Cases: White: 40,000,000
  • Total Cases: Red: 40,000,000
  • Total Cases: Sparkling:
  • Total Cases: Dessert: 10,000,000
  • Total Cases for Region: 90,000,000

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Best Sub-Regions: Custosa

Classic Regions: Valpolicella, Bardolino, Soave

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