Turchetta is a red grape variety native to Italy.

Where grown: It is grown in the Veneto region, mainly in the countryside around the town of Rovigo.

Viticulture: Medium-small bunches, with medium berries. Good but not abundant productivity.

Wines: The monovarietal (at least 85%) DOC wines are Bagnoli di Sopra o Bagnoli.


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

Italian Wine Unplugged (Positive Press, 2017), p.288.