Wine and Wineyards of Tuscany


Toscana is a region of the central Italy very important, among other things, for wine production. Vine varieties are situated mainly on the hills, where weather and plot are particularly favourable, and less on the level ground.

The most extended and most known areas for wine production are Chianti, Maremma and the province of Siena, but there are also others, though little, on the whole land. Not only the region has always been characterized by the production of good wines, but the continue update and specialization make it one of the Italian protagonists in producing Controlled Denomination of Origin wines.

Main red wines: Rosso di Montalcino, Bolgheri and Bolgheri Sassicaia, Chianti, Montecucco Sangiovese DOCG, Morellino di Scansano DOC, Montecucco DOC, Rosso della Val di Cornia DOCG, Suvereto DOCG, Rosso della Val di Cornia DOCG, Terre di Pisa DOC, Carmignano DOCG, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG, Rosso di Montepulciano DOC, Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Chianti, Maremma Toscana Botrosecco.

Main white wines: Bianco dell’Empolese DOC, Pomino DOC, Ansonica Costa dell’Argentario DOC, Bianco di Pitigliano DOC, Parrina, Candia dei Colli Apuani DOC, Valdinievole DOC, Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG, Moscadello di Montalcino DOC, Val d’Arbia DOC, Vermentino, Chardonnay, Pinot grigio, Sauvignon blanc.

Main rosé: Barco Reale di Carmignano DOC, Flamingo, Pometti, Belguardo, Rosamati, Acquagiusta, Rhoseas.

Main sparkling: Vernaccia di San Gimignano.

Main sweet wines: Elba Aleatico Passito or Aleatico Passito dell’Elba DOCG, Vin Santo di Montepulciano DOC, Vin Santo del Chianti.

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