Total number of PDO and PGI wines in Italy 2020

In 2020, Italy counted 526 wines marked with quality labels of Protected Designation of Origin and Protected Geographical Indication. As for food products, PDO and PGI quality labels indicate products from specific places or regions, with higher quality due to the product’s origin and manufacturing procedure.

Main regions

  In 2018, the largest number of quality wines was produced in Piedmont and Tuscany, with 59 and 58 wines, respectively. Veneto followed with 53 wines, while Lombardy ranked fourth with 41 wines. Data from 2018 about production volumes saw Veneto heading the ranking among the Italian regions, with a produced volume of over eight million and 2.8 million hectoliters of PDO and PGI wines, respectively.

Exported wines

  PDO wine was reported to have the highest export value. In the first six months of 2020, Italy exported 671 million euros in PDO red wine and 455 million euros in PDO white wine. In general, PDO still wine reached a higher export value.

Total number of PDO and PGI wine products in Italy in 2020

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December 2020



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Supplementary notes

PDO: Protected Designation of Origin.
PGI: Protected Geographical Indication.

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