Italy’s myriad wine regions offer a challenge and deep satisfaction to wine lovers. The diversity of landscapes and grape varieties is out of this world, and as a result Italy produces the largest range of wine styles in Europe. Wine tasting in situ is the ultimate way to learn about wines, and there are few places more alluring than Italy! Discover gourmet Michelin starred restaurants and Alpine wines in Trento; taste white truffles with your Barolo in Langhe; visit medieval hamlets during your wine tour of fairy tale Chianti; let the turquoise sea and Greek ruins of Taormina enchant you while tasting the volcanic wines of Mount Etna; sail down the Grand Canal of Venice on a gondola while sipping on Prosecco.
Friuli-Venezia Giulia Wine Region
Friuli Venezia Giulia is one of the most unique and fabulous wine regions in Italy. It's home to a myriad of small, high quality family-run vineyards.
Lombardy Wine Region
Lombardy, located in northwestern Italy, is home to many important wine regions including Valtellina, Franciacorta, Lugana and Garda, and Oltrepò Pavese.
Franciacorta Wine Region
Franciacorta is a relatively small region encompassing only 18,000 hectares, with the actual vineyard areas being 1,500 hectares.
Valtellina Wine Region
Valtellina wine region offers spectacular alpine scenery and intense, aromatic red wines made with the local Chiavennasca grape.
- Franciacorta Wine Region
Piedmont Wine Region
Piedmont Wine region, particularly in the Langhe sub region, is the land of castles, vineyards and romantic hills shrouded in mist.
Veneto Wine Region
The Veneto has many beautiful hamlets and some of the most picturesque towns in the Northen part of Italy, and is home to top wines including Amarone.
Prosecco Wine Region
Prosecco is a vineyard covered region famed for its bubbly about one hour and a half north of Venice.
Valpolicella Wine Region
Home of the wonderfully unique Amarone wine, Valpolicella is one of the most prestigious winemaking areas in the Veneto, Italy.
- Prosecco Wine Region
Marche Wine Region
Marche is one of Italy's hidden gems, with excellent wines and wonderful local dishes it is a must for the savvy gourmet traveler.
Tuscany Wine Region
Tuscany is a much larger region than many people realize and it encompasses many different wine regions and climate types.
Brunello di Montalcino Wine Region
Brunello di Montalcino is home to some of the most prestigious and sought-after robust red wines in the world.
Chianti Classico Wine Region
Perhaps one of the most beautiful wine regions in the world, Chianti Classico Wine Region is an area that has miles of hill topped medieval villages.
Maremma Wine Region
Sassicaia, Ornellaia, Tignanello; these mythical wines are known as 'Super Tuscans' and they come from the beautiful coastal Maremma region.
Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Wine Region
Montepulciano has long been famed as the birthplace of wines enjoyed in centuries past by noblemen, hence the name 'vino nobile'.
- Brunello di Montalcino Wine Region
Umbria Wine Region
A land of lush rolling hills, ancient medieval villages, delectable wines and sumptuous cuisine, unforgettable Umbria is an ideal destination for gourmands.