An Exciting Project and Powerful Tool: Italy’s DOCG Appellation Database

Check out a cool new project that just launched over at Flora’s Table: a database summarizing the main regulations of all of Italy’s top DOCG appellations broken down by region plus an explanation of the basics of the Italian appellation system!

Go take a look for yourself! 🙂

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StefanoWe are pretty excited to share the news of a new wine project and powerful tool that we just rolled out on Flora’s Table: an overview of all of Italy’s 74 DOCG appellations (those that are at the top of the Italian appellation system pyramid) broken down by region.

More in detail:

  1. On the main page of our DOCG database you will find a map of Italy and its regions as well as a general explanation of the basics of the Italian appellation system; and
  2. Each regional page contains a map of such region and, for each DOCG appellation, a standardized summary of their main regulations and permitted grape varieties, most of which link to the corresponding entries in our Grape Variety Archive, which in turn illustrate the main facts and information about those varieties.

At the time of this post, the project is still a work in progress as a little more…

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4 thoughts on “An Exciting Project and Powerful Tool: Italy’s DOCG Appellation Database

  1. Cecilia

    I love Italian wines, even more since I tried the Montepulciano and others in Italy, the place where they are created. What an experience. I’m excited to hear about this new project, will follow closely. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Stefano Post author

      Thank you for your comment, Cecilia: I am glad you love Italian wines and have enjoyed some good Montepulciano: it is a great variety, if grown and vinified appropriately! I am also very happy to hear that you liked this project which I hope you will find a helpful reference point. Thank you!

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