Red italian wines are among the most appreciated and renowned also abroad and each region of the “Bel Paese” has one or more wine areas to rely on. In particular, with this article, we will focus on italian red wines produced in the northern part of the country.
Since 2015 italy is again the first in the world for hectoliters of liters of wine produced. Italian red wine is always been recognizable and sellable all over the planet, thanks to a tradition made up of unique methods and particular climatic and environmental factors. There are many Italian vines that represent the country in the world wine scene. In fact, wines in Italy are more than a simple business occasion. They are real passion!
Below is a general overview of the most famous italian wines made in each northern region:
- Trentino Alto Adige: Pinot Noir, Cabernet, Cabernet Sauvignon, Lagrein, Schiava, Teroldego Rotaliano, Marzemino
- Veneto: Valpolicella Classico Superiore, Ripasso, Ripassa, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Amarone, Refosco, Raboso, Corvina, Cabernet, Pinot Nero
- Friuli: Colli Orientali Merlot, Colli Orientali Refosco, Colli Orientali Pinot Nero, Colli Orientali Schioppettino, Collio, Cabernet, Cabernet Franc
- Valle d’Aosta: Montjovet, Petit Rouge, Syrah, Pinot Noir, Gamay, Torrette, Chambave Rouge
- Piedmont: Barbaresco, Dogliani, Barolo, Barbera, Gattinara, Nebbiolo, Roero, Grignolino, Bonarda, Dolcetto, Freisa
- Liguria: Colli di Luni, Ciliegiolo, Portofino, Rossese, Ormeasco
- Lombardy: Sfursat, Valtellina Superiore, Terre di Franciacorta, Groppello, Cabernet Sauvignon, Garda, Bonarda, Barbera
- Emilia Romagna: Lambrusco, Barbera, Cabernet, Merlot, Sangiovese, Gutturnio