If there is a wine region that defines the word eclectic, it is Italy’s Piedmont. With no fewer than 58 different appellations, Piedmont produces the most diverse menu of wines than any other wine growing region in the country, and enjoys a well-deserved reputation for creating some of Italy’s finest. In fact, Piedmont holds the distinction of producing the greatest number of DOP-designated wines in Italy. Known for its complex signature reds,of the northwest including Barolo and Barbaresco, it is equally respected for its brighter Barbera wines and sparkling Moscato d’Asti, proving its unparalleled variety of impressive offerings.
Piedmont, which took its name from the Italian “Piemonte,” meaning “the foot of the mountain” is located in Italy’s northwestern corner, cushioned at the foothills