Piedmont, with its capital Turin, is located in north-western Italy and is the country's largest administrative unit.Grape Varieties
Nebbiolo leads the grape varieties, followed by Gattinara and Cortese and the two new grape varieties Roero (red) and Arneis (white).Climate and Soils
Wine is grown in Piedmont in a cool climate. As a result, the grapes ripen slowly and can develop a beautiful aroma. The soil is volcanic tuff and limestone.Size and Locations
54,800 hectares of vineyards are available in the provinces of Alessandria, Asti, Torino and Vercelli, which are processed into 3,267,000 hl of wine each year. The focus of viticulture is the hilly landscape near the town of Alba, which is also home to the white truffle.Features
Piedmont is home to the world's most important vermouth producers, Martini & Rossi, Cinzano, Carpanoo, Gancia, Riccadonna and Cora.