San Paolo di Jesi, township or municipality (‘comune’) located about 22miles (35km) southwest of the Adriatic port city of Ancona in Ancona province in the Le Marche of Italy. Wines can be made under the Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico DOC and Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico DOC Superiore denominations.

Terroir | San Paolo di Jesi lies on the right or south bank of the Esino river. Neighbouring municipalities are Cupramontana (to the west), Jesi (east northeast), Monte Roberto (north north-east), and Staffolo (south).

Contrade | Named areas in San Paolo di Jesi of wine-growing significance according to Ian d’Agata (2019, p316) include Cesola, Colle San Giuseppe, Coroncino, San Nicolò, Santa Maria d’Arco, Scappia, Versiano.


Certified Biodynamic | Pievalta.

Certified organic | La Distesa.

No certification | Brunori.


Dr Ian d’Agata, Italy’s Native Wine Grape Terroirs (University of California Press, 2019).