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Region: Piemonte

Collina Torinese DOC

Until the first half of the 20th century, the city of Torino represented the most important and the richest market of the Piemonte wines and for several hundred years, quality wines such as Barolo, Barbaresco, Asti, Gattinara, Barbera and Docletto have been in a tough competition in this region.

Despite the competition, there was still room for wine farmers who worked the land just outside the city, at the foot of the hills overlooking Torino. Fortunately for them, consumers in recent decades have become more aware of these small and subtle wines.

For this reason, small wine growers managed to find their own niche and sell their wine to those who like a good wine for its qualities and not for its name.

Among the different types of wine from Collina Torinese DOC, pay particular attention to the Collina Torinese Malvasia DOC, a sweet, aromatic red wine made from the indigenous grape, Malvasia di Schierano.

Also, notice another wine, interesting to check out, the Collina Torinese Pelaverga DOC (or Collina Torinese Cari DOC), a light, semi-sweet red wine with a characteristic blackberry color, made from the equally local Pelaverga (Cari) grape, would be

Colline Torinese is one of the small zones of Piemonte, located east of Turin. The district is administered by 28 municipalities in the province of Torino.

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