Piedmont "at the foot of the mountains" is located in North West Italy between the Alps and the Mediterranean and is 90% red wine. It is often described as Italy’s Burgundy, with its parcellated vineyards and wildly differing expressions of wines resulting from the vineyard’s height, slope and inclination, and whilst it may seem confusing, with a little time and application it all makes perfect sense.

Barolo and Barbaresco are two very contrasting expressions of the same grape, Nebbiolo, with Barbera and Dolcetto widely produced as well.  For white wine, Cortese and the DOCG Gavi is possible most famous for their lip-smacking acidity, with Moscato d'Asti adding a sparkle to the region!



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