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Region by Region
Italian Wine Regions
(and vineyards in hectares)
- Abruzzo: 33252 ha
- Molise: 7650 ha
- Campania: 41129 ha
- Basilicata: 10848 ha
- Puglia (Apulia): 106715 ha
- Calabria: 24339 ha
- Sicilia (Sicily): 133518 ha
- Sardegna (Sardinia): 43331 ha
- Val d'Aoste (Aoste Valley): 635 ha
- Piedmont : 57487 ha
- Liguria : 4837 ha
- Lombardia (Lombardy): 26951 ha
- Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-South Tirol): 12810 ha
- Friuli Venezia Giulia: 18704 ha
- Veneto: 75314 ha
- Emilia-Romagna: 58237 ha
- Toscana: 63633 ha
- Marche: 24590 ha
- Umbria: 16503 ha
- Lazio (Latium): 47884 ha
Southern Italy and the Islands
Italy's wine regions correspond to the twenty political regions.
In Northwest Italy:
The Regional Wines of Italy
by Joseph Bastianich (Author),
David Lynch (Author)
The only comprehensive and authoritative American guide to the wines of Italy. It surveys the country's wine-producing regions; identifies key wine styles, producers, and vintages; and offers delicious regional recipes. Provides essential information for restaurateurs and wine merchants, as well as for wine enthusiasts.
Italian Wines 2007:
A Guide to the World of Italian Wine for Experts and Wine Lovers
by Gambero Rosso and Slow Food Editore
The world's most complete guide to quality Italian wines, published by Gambero Rosso and Slow Food Editore.
Over 16,000 wines are reviewed, selected by a team of more than 120 tasters under the direction of GR and SFE.
Also includes a useful series of appendixes about award-winning wines in the past and the best producers.
The guide also pays special attention to wineries that are sensitive to the environment and to achieving naturalness in their products.