Wines and wineries of Italy form a large part of the country’s culture. Italy is in fact among the oldest wine-producing nations worldwide with maximum number of wineries. It is only second to France in wine production. It is one of those countries where every meal is of utmost importance to the quality of food and wine.
Italian wineries are among today’s largest exporters of wine. There are 20 Italian vineyards and wine regions, each with its own distinct flavor. These regions are popular for visitors in Italy wine tours. If you are visiting Italy, you should make sure you slot in at least one visit to a winery. However visit the small wineries, because that is where the famed ambrosia of Italy is made.