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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Varietals Produced in Piemonte View all

  • Barbera

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

  • Dolcetto

    History of the grape: The name means “little sweet one” in Italian. Dolcetto, along with Barbera and Nebbiolo is one ...

  • Cortese

    Cortese is a minor grape grown in the Piedmont region of Italy, used to make that region’s dry white wine known as ‘G...

  • Nebbiolo

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

  • Chardonnay

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

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

Popular Wineries in Piemonte View all

  • Marchesi di Barolo

    Marchesi di Barolo was and is a winery that has received numerous awards for its wines and has be...

  • Terre da Vino

    The many guests who arrive at our winery every day cannot help but notice that they are literally...

  • Cascina Adelaide

    The good luck of living in the Langa obligates us to always give the best of ourselves. The love ...

  • Malvira'

    Our winery began its production in the 1950's under the guidance of Giuseppe Damonte. Giuseppe wa...

  • Azienda Agricola Azelia di Luigi Scavino

    The Scavino family farm is located in the village of Castiglione Falletto, where it was founded...

  • 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

  • Langhe Nebbiolo. Fontanafredda 2011

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    The wine has a bright ruby color in the glass with great clarity. The nose is remarkable in its young complexity with aromas of tar, licorice, dried flowers and an almost cotton candy note. The taste is quite nice, with notes of berries and plum that transition to some earthy notes of peat midpalate. The finish is quite pleasant as the young,... Read More

    Wine review by jtryka


  • Velenosi Lacrima di Morro d'Alba 2013

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    Added this vintage by error, but cannot find out how to eliminate it from my list. Read More

    Wine review by sarahbeader


  • Sorry, I was counting producers, 6 of whom were Cali.  I counted Lanessan ... right.  (Piedmont or Piemonte, but "Piedmonte?"  C'mon.)  And the selection, for claiming some expertise, is horrid.  I'm thinking this is what working for Wynn does to you--you know what rich know-nothings buy (Gaja, Sandrone, Voerzio, Aldo Conterno) but carry nothi... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Your fave Cab under $20?!


  • Vietti Perbacco Nebbiolo 2011

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    Hoping for the Best. & understanding how hard it is to Follow 2010 Nebbiolo. Read More

    Wine review by William Djubin


  • Fontanafredda Barbera Piemonte DOC Briccotondo 2010

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    No written review

    Wine review by amina316


  • Risata Il Rosso 2012

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    I am in love with this red wine! Actually I love all the wines by this maker. I live in Missouri and found this wine available on vacation in Maui, HI and was so happy! Read More

    Wine review by Mdsommerville


  • Giovanni Rosso Barbera d'Alba Donna Margherita 2011

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    No written review

    Wine review by lcsw0799


  • Monchiero Carbone Roero Arneis "Recit" 2012

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    No written review

    Wine review by LuigiLucia


  • Travaglini Gattinara Trevigne 2001

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    Un vino di 13 anni che conserva ancora il profumo di viola selvatica. Un vino dai tannini raffinati, di media persistenza dal colore aranciato diffuso. Sentori di mora e frutti a bacca rossa. Read More

    Wine review by Giorgio


  • Qupe Estate Bottled Syrah Bien Nacido Hillside Estate 2007

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    Had it at Cooks County - 2007 at $55.00 Extraordinary wine. Read More

    Wine review by kuhn01


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