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The region covers approximately 63,633 hectars of As in France Bordeaux and Burgund the most famous Weinbaugebiete are, applies this in Italy - beside the region Piemont - for the Toskana.Die Hauptrebsorte of the Toskana is the Sangiovese. In the Chianti, the most well-known wine of the area this sort has a portion of at least 75%. The very expensive Brunello di Montalcino and that as a small brother its designated Rosso di Montalcino are often produced for 100% from a subspecies of the Sangiovese grape/cluster, which Brunello grape/cluster also the Sangiovese Grosso is called.

At the coast to the Mediterranean since end of the 1960er and at the beginning of the 1970er years also Cabernet grapes/clusters are cultivated such as Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet franc. Which began as experiment and as pleasure, developed in the future to the phenomenon of the super Toskaner (English super Tuscans). The Sassicaia from the Weingut Tenuta San Guido for example about was years long one of the most expensive board wines of the world, since these grapes/clusters did not enjoy status into the Toskana DOC. Soon he gets the DOC however as Bolgheri, Unterzone Sassicaia awarded. Other examples are the Tignanello of the of the Marchese Antinori, as well as the Ornellaia and the Masseto the house Tenuta dell'Ornellaia

A speciality of the Toskana is beside these red wines of the Vino Santo. This oxidative developed aufgespritete sweet wine is offered to a traditional almond pastry frequently together with Cantuccini.

DOCG of wines of the Toskana

Brunello di Montalcino, Carmignano, Chianti, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Vernaccia di San Gimignano

DOC of wines of the Toskana

Ansonica Costa dell' Argentario, Barco material one di Carmignano, Bianco dell' Empolese, Bianco della Valdinievole, Bianco depression Colline Lucchesi, Bianco di Pitigliano, Bianco Pisano di S. Bianco Val d'Arbia, Bianco Vergine Val di Chiana, Bolgheri, Bolgheri Sassicaia, CAN dia. dei Colli Apuani, Colli dell' Etruria Centrale, Colli di Luni, Colline Lucchesi, Elba, Montecarlo, Monteregio di Massa Marittima, Montescudaio, Morellino di Scansano, Moscadello di Montalcino, Parrina, Pomino, Rosso di Montalcino, Rosso di Montepulciano, San Gimignano, Sant' Antimo, Val D' Arbia, Val di Cornia, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Vinsanto del Chianti Classico, Vinsanto di Montepulciano

IGT of wines of the Toskana

Alta Valle della Greve, Colli della Toscana centrale, Maremma Toscana, Toscano or Toscana, Val di Magra


The Italian region (ital. Marche) covers 24.590 " hectar of distributes on 4 provinces with 13 DOC zones, 2 DOCG zones and a IGT. Capital is Ancona. The region lies in central Italy at the adriatischen coast, in the west borders the regions Toskana and Umbrien. The Verdicchio is the most famous weisswein of the marks. The autochthone, white Rebsorte probably descends from the Greco Trebbiano family. In the last 15 years the became smaller by approx. 20%. The number of the winegrowers decreased likewise strongly; over 90% the winegrower less than 2 hectars have and to produce for Eigenbedarf.Das adriatische sea and the mountains of the toskanischen Apenninen lying in the west to create predominantly a cool, moderate climate. The wine gardens lie almost exclusively on slopes with frequently lehmhaltigem soil. The most frequent sorts are the white Trebbiano, Maceratino, Pecorino, Verdicchio, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris and Malvasia as well as the red Sangiovese, Montepulciano, Lacrima di Morro and Vernaccia di Serrapetrona. Ever to the half red and weissweine are produced. Nearly half of wine production comes from the province Ascoli Piceno, 30 per cent comes from the province Ancona. The most important cultivation areas are the Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi (41%), the Rosso Piceno (27%) and the Falerio dei Colli Ascolani (7%). The annual production amounts to approx. 1.6 million hl.

DOCG of wines of the marks

Conero Riserva and Vernaccia di Serrapetrona (also DOC!)

DOC of wines of the marks

Bianchello del Metauro, Colli Maceratesi, Colli Pesaresi, Esino, Falerio dei Colli Ascolani, Lacrima di Morro d"´Alba, off IDA, Rosso Conero, Rosso Piceno, I Terrini di Sanseverino, Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi, Verdicchio di Matelica, Vernaccia di Serrapetrona.

IGT of wines of the marks



The region with 16.500 hectars of lies in the heart of Italy. Capital is Perugia. Viticulture gave it in Umbrien on both sides of the Tiber already before the Romans at present the Etrusker and Umbrier. Archaeological finds and over 3,000 years old cellars driven in the volcanic rock are for it historical witnesses. Only starting from the 1950er years a new beginning took place. Both of the landscape and of climatic and soil-moderate conditions the area of the region Toskana bordering east is very similar. The cold months are heavy-rainfall, the summers are sunny and by wind cooled. Many wine gardens have lime-rich loam and sandy soil. The red Rebsorten Sagrantino, Sangiovese, Ciliegiolo, Canaiolo and Montepulciano as well as the white Grechetto, Trebbiano and Verdello dominates. The famous already for centuries produced Orvieto constitutes approximately two thirds of the DOC production quantity.

DOCG of wines in Umbrien

Sagrantino di Montefalco, Torgiano Rosso Riserva

DOC of wines in Umbrien

Assisi, Colli Altotiberini, Colli Amerini, Colli del Trasimeno, Colli Martani, Colli Perugini, Lago di Corbara, Rosso di Montefalco, Orvieto and Orvieto Classico, Rosso Orvietano, Torgiano

IGT of wines in Umbrien

Allerona, Bettona, Cannara, Narni, Spello, Umbria


The region (ital. Lazio) with the capital Rome covers 47,884 hectars of It is because of the coast of the Tyhrrheni sea and possesses one approximately 320 kilometers long coast. Already in the antique one there was an extensive viticulture and a pronounced wine culture here. The area supplied for the capital of the Roman realm meal and drink. The climate is hot at the coast drying and and becomes increasingly cool and damper into the interior. Except in the Apenninen (with with 2,216 meters highest summit Monte Terminillo) nearly everywhere vines are cultivated. Altogether 200 sorts are certified, many of it descend from antique Rebsorten. Of importance is however only one dozen. For almost 90% weissweine are produced, which prosper on the often vulkanhaltigen soil particularly well. Particularly the Rebsorten Malvasia and Trebbiano with numerous is a component of these wines. The most important red sorts are Sangiovese and Montepulciano. International sorts such as Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot gain significance.

DOC of wines in Latium

Aleatico di Gradoli, Aprilia, Atina, Bianco Capena, Castelli Romani, Cerveteri, Cesanese del Piglio, Cesanese di Affile, Cesanese di Olevano Romano, Circeo, Colli Albani, Colli della Sabina, Colli Etruschi Viterbesi, Colli Lanuvini, Cori, Est! Est!! Est!!! di Montefiascone, Frascati, Genazzano, Marino, Montecompatri Colonna, Orvieto and Orvieto Classico, Tarquinia, Velletri, Vignanello, Zagarolo.

Abruzzen and Molise

But also connoisseurs estimate the wines of the Abruzzen not only because it are objectively good and above all, because the Abruzzenweine offers a to some extent appropriate price performance ratio. The in the Abruzzen amounts to 33,352 hectars, those the Molise only 7,650 hectars. The Abruzzen stands quantitatively on place 7 for the rank list of the regions of Italy, almost up with the Piemont. This is explained by very lax regulations and extremely generous limits of productiveness. Regardless of its quality-oriented winegrowers produce good wines.

DOCG of wines in the Abruzzen

Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Colline Teramone as Subzone of the Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

DOC of wines in the Abruzzen

Controguerra, Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, Trebbiano d'Abruzzo

IGT of wines in the Abruzzen

Alto Tirino, Colli Aprutini, Colli del Sangro, Colli Frentane, Colline Pescaresi, Colline Teatini, Del Vastese or Histonium, Terre di Chieti, Valle Peligna

DOC of wines in Molise

Biferno, Molise, Pentro di Iserna

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