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Italy

Italy is something of a vinous nightmare with climates ranging from the cold Alpine north to the sweet sunshine of Sicily, over 2000 indigenous grape varieties planted togther with many plantings of international varieties now and of course, the system of quality gradation, D.O.C. and D.O.C.G. The two are more or less the same but the latter means it's Guaranteed!!

If you can look past these hard to understand elements, Italy has an absolute wealth of superb wines for you to enjoy. One thing to bear in mind, most wines are red and thus are designed to partner food. You'd never catch a self-respecting Italian watching a football match with a glass of red in his hand but then again, you'd never find the same man eating dinner (except for a Pizza) without a glass of red to hand.

Some of the more famous wines such as Chianti, Barolo and Prosecco are well known to us English but lesser known wines can be the greatest fun of all to drink and offer incredible value as well. Ever heard of Falanghina Irpinia? No? Well neither had my friends in Piemonte but it can be a wonderful white wine and much more fun to drink than it is to pronounce!

Look through our list of Italian wines and there'll be something for everybody. Sweet or dry, sparkling or still, red white or rose, you like it, your sure to find it!

  • Astoria Il Puro Merlot
    £12.00

    Astoria Il Puro Merlot

    Astoria Vini

    Astoria Il Puro Merlot has intense aromas of red berries and spice that give into a full and generous palate with supple structure. The finish is l...

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    £12.00
  • Luigi Righetti Campolieti Valpolicella Classico Ripasso
    £13.95

    Luigi Righetti Campolieti Valpolicella Classico Ripasso

    Luigi Righetti

    Luigi Righetti Campolieti Valpolicella Classico Ripasso proffers aromas of dried berries, cranberries and cherry pits, leading into a full and gene...

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    £13.95
  • Antonini Ceresa Primitivo Di Puglia
    £9.25

    Antonini Ceresa Primitivo Di Puglia

    Antonini Ceresa

    Antonini Ceresa Primitivo Di Puglia has a great depth of colour and a good structure extracted from the skins. The colour is an intense red with so...

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    £9.25
  • Corte Adami Valpolicella Superiore
    £14.40

    Corte Adami Valpolicella Superiore

    Corte Adami

    Corte Adami Valpolicella Superiore offers bright, red cherry fruit with a hint of exotic wood and roasted coffee on the nose. Well judged tannins a...

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    £14.40
  • Piancornello Rosso Di Montalcino
    £19.75

    Piancornello Rosso Di Montalcino

    Piancornello

    Piancornello Rosso Di Montalcino shows a bright ruby colour with a delicate intensity. The intriguingly complex nose is characteristic, with notes ...

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    £19.75
  • Ciabot Berton Fisetta Barbera D'Alba
    £14.95

    Ciabot Berton Fisetta Barbera D'Alba

    Ciabot Berton

    Ciabot Berton Fisetta Barbera D'Alba has lovely aromas of violets and red fruits leading to a fresh palate, unmarked by heavy tannins but with good...

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    £14.95
  • Moccagatta Barbaresco 2010
    £30.75

    Moccagatta Barbaresco 2010

    Moccagatta

    "Moccagatta's 2010 Barbaresco shows brawn and sheer muscle with dark fruit aromas of blackcurrant and prune followed by generous servings of leathe...

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    £30.75
  • San Giorgio A Lapi Chianti Classico
    £14.40

    San Giorgio A Lapi Chianti Classico

    San Giorgio A Lapi

    San Giorgio A Lapi Chianti Classico is bright ruby coloured with garnet reflections. Expressive and intense on the nose, with scents of black fruit...

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    £14.40
  • Moccagatta Barbaresco 2011
    £34.40

    Moccagatta Barbaresco 2011

    Moccagatta

    "Tight and pleasantly streamlined, the 2011 Moccagatta Barbaresco is a fantastic expression that hits a chord and veers towards a modern style, yet...

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    £34.40
  • San Giorgio A Lapi Bandecca Chianti Classico Riserva
    £21.60

    San Giorgio A Lapi Bandecca Chianti Classico Riserva

    San Giorgio A Lapi

    San Giorgio A Lapi Bandecca Chianti Classico Riserva is an intense ruby/garnet ​​red. The nose is redolent of ripe cherries, blueberries, dark spic...

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    £21.60
  • Piancornello Campo Della Macchia Rosso
    £13.15

    Piancornello Campo Della Macchia Rosso

    Piancornello

    Piancornello Campo Della Macchia Rosso is a super little wine, with the generous Tuscan sunshine at its heart. The nose is ripe and spicy with red ...

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    £13.15
  • Ciabot Berton Rutuin Dolcetto D'Alba
    £14.85

    Ciabot Berton Rutuin Dolcetto D'Alba

    Ciabot Berton

    Ciabot Berton Rutuin Dolcetto D'Alba has bright aromas of ripe cherries and red berries, before the full bodied, fruity and mineral-edged palate ta...

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    £14.85
  • Moccagatta Barbaresco Basarin 2005
    £47.05

    Moccagatta Barbaresco Basarin 2005

    Moccagatta

    The 2005 Moccagatta Barbaresco Basarin reveals an attractive core of perfumed ripe red berries, sweet toasted oak and herbs framed by silky tannins...

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    £47.05
  • San Giorgio A Lapi Chianti Colli Senesi
    £11.70

    San Giorgio A Lapi Chianti Colli Senesi

    San Giorgio A Lapi

    San Giorgio a lapi Chianti Colli Senesi is great little Tuscan wine with a full and intense bouquet of cherries and red berries, dark spices, under...

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    £11.70