UMBRIA is one of Italy’s 20 administrative regions. Burton Anderson (1990. p190-191) describes it as the ‘home of St Francis di Assisi, the nation’s patron saint.’

POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY | Capital city: Perugia (PG). Provinces (2): Perugia (PG), Terni (TR).

DENOMINATIONS–DOCG | Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG. Montefalco Sagrantino Passito DOCG. | Torgiano Rosso DOCG Riserva.

DENOMINATIONS–DOC | Amelia DOC. | Assisi DOC. | Colli Altotiberini DOC. | Colli del Trasimeno o Trasimeno DOC. | Colli Martani DOC. | Colli Perugini DOC. | Lago di Corbara DOC. | Montefalco DOC. | Orvieto DOC (shared with Lazio). | Rosso Orvietano or Orvietano Rosso DOC. | Spoleto DOC. | Todi DOC. | Torgiano DOC

NATIVE GRAPES–RED

NATIVE GRAPES–WHITE

VINEYARD AREA 

WINE PRODUCTION

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), p42-3 (abridged).

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).

Nicolas Belfrage MW, From Brunello to Zibibbo–The Wines of Tuscany, Central and Southern Italy (2nd edition, London, 2003).