Known for its rich wine heritage, Italy began its humble viticultural beginnings 2 thousand years ago. After an introduction from the Greeks and the Etruscans, Italy’s passion for wine continues to today, where it is known as one of the world’s largest wine producers. Diverse grape varietals - and 20 distinct wine regions - Italian wines are internationally famous and with devoted fans worldwide, there’s no surprise why.
One of Italy’s famous wine regions, Piedmont (Piemonte) is famous for its Nebbiolo, Barolo and Barbaresco wine. Located in the northwestern corner of Italy, the Piedmont region benefits from the Alps in the north and the Apennine Mountains in the south contributing to the perfect climate for creating these distinct regional grapes. Piedmont’s family-owned vineyard and wineries focus on quality versus quantity.
Located between San Franscico and Sacramento, The Suisun Valley is perfect for anyone looking to enjoy California’s famous wines while avoiding the crowds. A semi-coastal Mediterrean climate, along with alluvial soil, allow this region to grow a variety of strong and healthy wine grapes. Sheltered by the Howell Mountains, the Suisun Valley is the perfect climate for Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, Sauvignon Blanc, and Chardonnay.