Italy is the world’s largest wine producer with a rich and diverse wine heritage dating back more than two thousand years and is famous for its enormous range of both grape varieties and wine styles.
Italy is divided into 20 regions which all produce wine. The most significant, when considering quality and quantity are Tuscany, Piedmont and Veneto.
Italy’s vineyards are home to more than 2000 grape varieties, many of which are close to extinction. The best-known Italian grapes are Sangiovese, Barbera, Nebbiolo, Montepulciano and Pinot Grigio.
This is a remarkable wine producing nation and we’re always delighted to introduce some superb wines that you won’t have tried before as well as some outstanding examples of the more famous Italian wines.