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Where is Emilia-Romagna

It is located in North Western Italy it is just north of Tuscany south of Lombardy and Vento. Is most famous for its sweet and dry sparkling wine made from the Lambrusco grape. It is also home to Italy's first DOC G region, Albana de Romagna DOCG

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What is Lombardy known for?

Top quality sparkling wines from Oltrepò Pavese Metodo Classico DOCG and Franciacorta DOCG. Valtellina DOCG is is know for its Nebbiolo blend, made with 70% Nebbiolo.

3

What is the smallest region in Italy

Valle d'Aosta, located just south of the Swiss Alps it accounts for less than 1% of the countries total wine production there is only one DOC operation in the region. Valle d'Aosta DOC

4

What are the main grapes used in Friuli-Venezia Giulia

Chardonnay, Riesling, pinot Nero and picolit. This region is mostly known for its modern style white wines they make both dry and sweet wines

5

Describe the two regions of Trentino-Alto Adige

Trentino has age strong German heritage intern Tino they make German style wines using German grapes. In alto Adige they have a strong Italian heritage and Pinot Grigio dominates much of the production labeled Pinot Grigio Alto Adige DOC

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What are the main grapes of Abruzzo

The white grape Trebbiano Abruzzo also know as Bombino Bianco, from Trebbiano Abruzzo DOC. The main red grape is montepulciano from Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC

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In what region is Rome located and what is the only DOCG their?

Rome is located in Latium(Lazio) which is in the central zone of Italy. The only DOCG in Lazio is Cesanese del Piglio DOCG, which is made with the red grape Cesanese and can have up to 10% white grapes in for acid and aromas. The main grapes of Lazio are Trebbiano and Malvasia

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Where is Apulia located?

Apulia is located in the area that is "the heel of the boot" of Italy. This area produces mostly vino da tavola and their are no DOCGs