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Local Wines @Abruzzo

Surprise! You can find wines in Abruzzo too! And the local wines are actually really good! With over 36 thousand hectares under vines and an annual production of 3,8 million hectolitres, viticulture and winemaking is the most important part of the region’s agricultural production. Abruzzo produces over 800 thousand hectolitres […]

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Verdicchio!!! Potevi dirlo prima!

The Istituto Marchigiano di Tutela Vini has launched an ad campaign called Verdicchio !!! Potevi dirlo prima!   Verdicchio It’s an indigenous grape that grows mainly in the Marche region and if you haven’t tried it yet, you don’t know what you’re missing! Its name derives from “verde”, which means […]

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Local Wines @Marche

Surprise! You can find wines in Marche too! The region boasts 14,190 wine companies and 17,453 hectares under vines. In 2012, the wine production was 917 thousand hectolitres: from which 337,822 hectolitres were PDO and 225,582 hectolitres were PGI; and the total wine revenue reached 80 million Euros, from which […]

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Wine Math – Italy

Let’s take a brief overview of Italy, shall we?!   In 2010, Italy had 625 thousand hectares under vine; There are 355 indigenous grapes in Italy – a world record; Sangiovese is the most widely grown grape in Italy (72 thousand hectares); followed by Trebbiano (56 thousand hectares), Montepulciano and […]