Celebrate the Wines of Italy

Celebrate the Wines of Italy

Italy is one of the largest and most renowned wine producers in the world, thanks to centuries of winemaking expertise, hundreds of indigenous grapes and a wide variety of climates and soils. From Piedmont and Veneto in the north to Sicily in the south, winemakers across Italy's iconic regions offer a spectacular selection of wines worth discovering.

Italian Wines 101

Chianti, Barolo, Amarone, Barbaresco...the names alone conjure visions of the ancient vineyards and dramatic landscapes that exist from the mountainous north to the tippytoe of this boot-shaped peninsula. The country makes a vast range of wines, from humble table varieties to cellar-worthy collectors’ items and fresh, from zesty whites to bold, complex reds and beyond.

Italian Discovery Box

Take a tour through Italy’s most renowned regions with our carefully curated Discovery Box of six captivating reds selected by our wine experts.

Let’s begin in the golden hills of Tuscany, home of Rocca delle Macìe Chianti Classico. Made with Sangiovese grapes and just a touch of Merlot, it’s a lively, full-bodied red that pairs well with pasta dishes. Then head north to Piedmont, known for its sophisticated wines, including the extra-dry Ascheri Barbera D’Alba, which offers plum and cedar aromas. The northeast brings us to two regions and two exceptional wines: the fruity Mezzacorona Pinot Noir Vigneti delle Dolomiti IGT, grown in the foothills of the Dolomite mountains in Trentino, and Veneto’s Tommasi Il Sestante Valpolicella Ripasso DOC, a bold red with savoury coffee and herbal notes. The Puglia region in the southeast is our next stop, loved for its Mediterranean coastline and ancient whitewashed towns—a quintessentially Italian location for a quintessentially Italian red like Rivera Il Falcone Riserva Castel del Monte. For our last stop, the terroir of Sicily, hot southern sunshine and volcanic soils shine through in the balanced, extra-dry Cusumano Nero D’Avola Terre Siciliane IGT.

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Join Our Virtual Event

Wine experts Angela Aiello and Alida Solomon will guide you on a tasting tour of the wines from our Wines of Italy Discovery Box, exploring the regional flavours and recommending food pairings, tasting tips and more.

November 26

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