Piemonte Wine

From Asti Spumante to Barolo, the wines of Piedmont are among Italy’s most prolific and best rated. The region’s pedigree is apparent in its 58 DOC and DOCG zones, and although it is only the sixth largest producer in terms of volume, it has the highest percentage of classified wines in all of Italy. No IGT wine area is identified. Piedmont's gently sloping Langhe hills at the foot of the Alps have been rated among the best in the world for red wine production. This westerly region that borders with Switzerland and France is influenced by the Alps and Apennines (the name Piedmont means "foot of the mountain") and its seasons are very distinctive. Hot, dry summers, cold winters, and temperate springs and autumns are common with occasional fog during harvest time. There is a concentration of vineyards around Alba, by the Tanaro river, and others are located in the hills of Langhe and Monferrato in the south east. Some fine wines are produced in the North at the foot Read more »

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Transplanted from Napa to PIemonte Italy... I blog for a passion about food, wine, and Italian culture. For now just discovering Piemonte one step (sip) at a time with big dreams to do wine tours in Italy. Hopefully I can help with any travel/wine ?'s!

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  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Barbera

    History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...

  • Nebbiolo

    History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...

Subregions of Piemonte

  • Barbaresco

      Barbaresco is one of the noble wines of Piedmont, in northwest Italy. It has a history dat...

  • Barolo

    Barolo, a.k.a. “The king of wines, the wine of kings” is perhaps the most prestigious wine prod...

  • Gattinara

      Gattinara is a red wine produced in the northwestern Piedmont region of Italy. Like the ot...

  • Roero

    Roero is a wine region within the Cuneo province of Piedmont, Italy. It surrounds the district ...

  • Ruchè Di Castagnole Monferrato

    Ruche di Castagnole Monferrato is one of Piedmont's newer DOCG titles, introduced during the ex...

  • Asti

      Asti is a city and subregion of Piedmont, in the northwest of Italy. The famous sparkling ...

  • Barbera Del Monferrato

  • Canavese

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  • Boroli

    Cascina Bompè The history of this magical place is interesting: the Celts who inhabited the ar...

  • Luigi Baudana

    Luigi and Fiorina Baudana have been cultivating since 1975 the 4.5 hectares of their ownership v...

  • Renato Ratti

    Half way up the hill overlooking the main Barolo valley, along the first spurs of the neatly alig...

  • Castello del Poggio

      Castello del Poggio is just that - a castle. With a history dating back to medieval tim...

  • Francesco Rinaldi & Figli

    The company was founded in 1870, when our grandfather, Giovanni, left Diano d'Alba and walked to ...

  • San Silvestro

    The “Cantine San Silvestro” is located in the territory of the Commune of Novello. It mainly prod...

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Piemonte on Snooth

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  • Cantina di Casorzo la Rosa Dolce Malvasia di Casorzo 2018

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    Wine review by martins2002


  • Giulio Cocchi Asti Dolce Sparkling Wine NV

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  • Foxen Pinot Noir Santa Maria Valley 2013

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    Translucent ruby red. Leathery nose. Medium light bodied. Dried cherries with a touch of effervescence with a soft drying finish. This is great wine. Read More

    Wine review by RandyFisher


  • Michele Chiarlo la Court Barbera d'Asti Superiore Nizza 2013

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    Wine review by martins2002


  • Ariano & Ariano Alta Langa Metodo Classico Brut 2011

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    Wine review by martins2002


  • Travaglini Gattinara 2013

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    the nebbiolo grape is good to the last drop being petit, sanguine & not driven. Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor


  • Barolo Flori 2009

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    I bought this bottle of wine for £10 in a pre-Christmas charity auction.Barola was made a DOC in 1966 and a DOCG in 1980 although there has been viticulture here for hundreds of years and is a red wine made of the nebbiolo grape from 11 communes in Piedmont,north-west Italy south-west of Alba,an area known as the Langhe.My bottle was made by the... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Mauro Sebaste Gavi DOCG 2018

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    Serious upfront fruit in this one--peach, kiwi, green apple. Also, lots of acid tartness which makes the fruitiness tolerable. Acid also gives a lot of spritziness around the edges of the tongue. An OK wine, Read More

    Wine review by EMark


  • Michele Chiarlo Barbera d'Asti le Orme 2016

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    Whether the wine was aged in stainless or oak seems unclear on the website and according to the the taste I would venture the stainless. while i would prefer the oak this wine was decent at best. Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor


  • Barolo Preda Sarmassa Virna 96js 2011

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    Rustic cherry juice in coloration and shows good clarity....perhaps needs decanting as it gets murky after the 2nd pour. Awesome jammy cherry and plum fruits, some modest alcohol, along with nice mocha, cocoa powder and muted vanilla and strawberry sweetness. Flavors follow suit, with mellow cherry, plum, ripe strawberry sweetness, cocoa and/o... Read More

    Wine review by chriscage


  • Barolo is my favorite.......but what a price range?

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