Tag Archives : Umbria


Wine Quiz #8 – Solutions 6

Time for the weekly wine quiz solutions. You can find this week’s wine quiz here. Question 1 Tuscany is home to all of the following wines but one. Name the wine and determine where it’s from A) Morellino di Scansano B) Vino Nobile di Montepulciano C) Sagrantino di Montefalco D) Vernaccia di San Gimignano Correct […]


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Wine Guide: Umbria 6

Umbria – The landlocked region Umbria is a relatively small region in Central Italy which is split just into two provinces (Terni and Perugia). Its capital city is Perugia. Agriculture plays a massive part in the Umbrian economy – mostly olive oil, tobacco and wine.A total of 12 DOC and 2 DOCG wines come from […]


DOCG wines: Central Italy 11

Il Centro (eng. Central Italy) is formed by the regions Lazio, Marche, Tuscany and Umbria. All four regions together have a total of 21 DOCG wines, not counting sub-classifications. Central Italy offers some of Italy’s most well-known wines including Brunello di Montalcino, Frascati Superiore, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and Verdicchio di Matelica. List as of […]