COLLI PIACENTINI DOC covers wines from the hills of Piacenza in Emilia-Romagna in north-east Italy. Colli Piacentini Malvasia is ‘usually off-dry and semi-sparkling,’ (David Gleave, 1989, p90). See also Gutturnio DOC.

WHITE WINES | From Ortugo and Trebbianino. 

RED WINES | From Barbera and Bonarda. 

WINERIES

CERTIFIED BIODYNAMIC

CERTIFIED ORGANIC, BIODYNAMIC PRACTICES

CERTIFIED ORGANIC | Denavolo. / La Stoppa

NO CERTIFICATION | Castello di Luzzano. 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Burton Anderson, The Wine Atlas of Italy (Mitchell Beazley, London, 1990).

David Gleave, The Wines of Italy (Salamander Books, London, 1989).

Dr Ian D’Agata, Native Wine Grapes of Italy (University of California Press, 2014).

Nicolas Belfrage MW, Life Beyond Lambrusco (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1985)

Nicolas Belfrage MW, From Barolo to Valpolicella—The Wines of Northern Italy (Faber & Faber, 1999).

Oz Clarke, Oz Clarke Wine A-Z (Pavilion, 2015), p94.

Oxford Companion to Wine 4th edition ed. Jancis Robinson MW and Julia Harding MW (Oxford University Press, 2015).