Veneto is the most populous of the Triveneto (Tres Venezie) trio of regions of North East Italy. With annual production totals of approximately 8,500,000 hectolitres, 21% of which being DOC, Veneto is among Italy’s most prolific wine regions and is the biggest DOC producer in Italy. It is home to well-known and well-loved sparkling wines.
The region is protected by the Alps from the harsh northern European climate. The cooler climes of Veneto are well-suited to white varieties.
Continuous high demand for Veneto wines in the European and US markets has encouraged fruitful experimentation by local producers in a multitude of grape types including, Cabernet, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and others.
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