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Andrea Grignaffini and Luca Gardini universally recognized as the best sommeliers of the world have prepared a list of the 50 best Italian wines to give visibility to the excellence of these wines in Italy and abroad and to provide suggestions to caterers struggling with their wine lists.

The first place go the Veneto region with a Valpolicella, but Piedmont won in quantitative terms with 21 wines. Afterwards, Tuscany with 15 labels, Lombardy (3), Campania (2), South Tyrol (2), Marche (2) Sicily (2), Abruzzo (1), Puglia (1), Veneto (1) , Sardinia (1).

Campania has only 2 mentions but the Marisa Cuomo – Costa D’Amalfi Furore Fiorduva 2012 – won the 3rd place!furore bottiglia Do you want to try it? You may can look in the best wine shops in the States or enjoy it directly in Italy. Tourcrafters offers a full day tour to Positano and Marisa Cuomo wineries in Furore. We will pick you up in Sorrento and drive you along one of the most beautiful coastlines in the World. The first stop will be in Positano, which is not only an International tourist destination but also an important center for fashion design. Indeed, while walking down the village, you will find a vast array of boutiques, lining the narrow lanes and alleyways with their displays of colorful garments, typical of the town.We continue the drive along the coast to Furore, where the prestigious Marisa Cuomo winery is situated. After visiting the winery, lunch will be served at the Ristorante Bacco, located opposite the winery and overlooking the spectacular blue sea. During lunch you will taste some of the most prestigious wines produced by Marisa Cuomo.

This is only one of the many gourmet food&wine tours we offer. Get a look to our The best of Italy brochurefurore bottiglia 2

And now here below the TOP 50 wines of Italy list

  1. Dal Forno Romano – Valpolicella Superiore Monte Lodoletta 2008 – Veneto
  2. Tenuta Sette Ponti – Oreno 2011 – Toscana
  3. Marisa Cuomo – Costa D’Amalfi Furore Fiorduva 2012 – Campania
  4. Luciano Sandrone – Barolo Cannubi Boschis Luciano Sandrone 2010 – Piemonte
  5. Argiolas – Turriga 2010 – Sardegna
  6. Tenuta San Guido – Sassicaia 2011 – Toscana
  7. Casanova di Neri – Brunello di Montalcino Cerretalto 2008 – Toscana
  8. Valentini – Trebbiano D’Abruzzo 2010 – Abruzzo
  9. Duemani – Duemani 2011 – Toscana
  10. Giuseppe Mascarello e Figlio – Barolo Santo Stefano di Perno 2009 – Piemonte
  11. Capanna – Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2006 – Toscana
  12. Vietti – Barolo Lazzarito 2010 – Piemonte
  13. Sottimano – Barbaresco Currà 2010 – Piemonte
  14. Podere Poggio Scalette – Piantonaia 2011 – Toscana
  15. Malvirà – Roero Riserva Renesio 2009 – Piemonte
  16. Gorelli Le Potazzine – Brunello Di Montalcino Riserva 2006 – Toscana
  17. Palari – Faro 2009 – Sicilia
  18. Tua Rita – Redigaffi 2011 – Toscana
  19. Marco De Bartoli – Vecchio Samperi Ventennale sa – Sicilia
  20. Ettore Germano – Riesling Hérzu 2012 – Piemonte
  21. Tenuta di Nozzole – Il Pareto 2010 – Toscana
  22. Pio Cesare – Barolo Ornato 2010 – Piemonte
  23. Le Piane – Boca 2010 – Piemonte
  24. Conterno Fantino – Barolo Sorì Ginestra 2010 – Piemonte
  25. Fratelli Alessandria – Barolo Monvigliero 2010 – Piemonte
  26. Tenuta dell’Ornellaia – Masseto 2011 – Toscana
  27. Nino Negri – Sfursat 5 Stelle 2010 – Lombardia
  28. Mastroberardino – Taurasi Riserva Etichetta Bianca 2008 – Campania
  29. Ca’ D’Gal – Moscato d’Asti Vigna Vecchia 2008 – Piemonte
  30. Torraccia del Piantavigna – Ghemme 2007 – Piemonte
  31. Polvanera – Primitivo di Gioia del Colle 17 Vigneto Montevella 2011 – Puglia
  32. Palladino – Barolo Parafada 2010 – Piemonte
  33. Fratelli Barale – Barolo Bussia 2009 – Piemonte
  34. Le Macchiole – Paleo Rosso – 2010 – Toscana
  35. Grattamacco – Grattamacco Bolgheri Rosso Superiore 2011 – Toscana
  36. Ca’ del Bosco – Franciacorta Brut Riserva Cuvée AnnaMaria Clementi 2005 – Lombardia
  37. Pollenza – Il Pollenza 2011 – Marche
  38. Domenico Clerico – Barolo Ciabot Mentin 2010 – Piemonte
  39. Bussia Soprana – Barolo Vigna Colonello 2009 – Piemonte
  40. Elvio Cogno – Barolo Bricco Pernice 2009 – Piemonte
  41. Nervi – Gattinara Molsino 2006 – Piemonte
  42. Pe.Pe – Grumello Buon Consiglio Riserva 2005 – Lombardia
  43. Castello del Terriccio – Lupicaia 2009 – Toscana
  44. Cortaccia – Brenntal Gewurztraminer 2011 – Alto Adige
  45. Tramin – Terminum Gewurztraminer 2012 – Alto Adige
  46. Prunotto – Barolo Bussia 2010 – Piemonte
  47. Castello di Verduno – Barolo Monvigliero Riserva 2006 – Piemonte
  48. Podere il Carnasciale – Il Caberlot2010 – Toscana
  49. Biondi Santi – Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2008 – Toscana
  50. Villa Bucci – Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico Riserva Villa Bucci 2009 – Marche

 

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