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Italian Quality Wines or VQPRD, Italy


"Quality Wines Italian or QWPSR


It is short for Quality Wine Produced in a Specific Region - Expression with which it has been stated that the wine that boasts the name of this quality is the result of the collection and processing of grapes grown in a defined geographical area, in geographical terms, the specification of the same wine.
The certificate QWPSR, in way, including wines with DOC and DOCG, provides at least two important safeguards: the certainty of good quality and origin by a predetermined territory.


It stands for Denominazione di Origine Controllata: the recognition of DOC regulations provides: the exact demarcation of the geographical area of ​​origin of the harvest of grapes for wine production; the vines; the soil type of cultivation; the yield in wine (to avoid over-exploitation of the vine); production technologies and aging; the characteristics of the finished product (acidity, dry extract, minimum alcohol content, organoleptic characteristics) any qualification of the wine at the time of marketing.
Some DOC wines may also be labeled with additional information such as:
- Classic for wines produced in the oldest tradition (within the area bounded by the disciplinary);
- Reserve for some wines subjected to aging longer than normal;
- Top for wines with better features (thanks to favorable weather patterns vintage that has achieved a higher concentration of sugar and thus a higher alcohol content).


It stands for Denomination of Controlled and Guaranteed Origin and is attributed to those wines with DOC recognition that, in addition to special organoleptic qualities, have acquired a particular reputation.
The specification for the DOCG wines
The DOCG is the highest qualification and planned, in addition to meeting all the benchmarks set by the regulations for DOC, DOCG wines undergo a second examination by winemakers and oenologists during bottling (while the DOC controls are carried out each 3 years).
After passing the test they are released to the manufacturer in special seals watermark, printed by the State Printing and released by the Chamber of Commerce or the Consortium bottlers, limited in number according to the amount of hectoliters produced, to be placed on each bottle.
In the case of liquor, the seals are affixed to the cap, so that it can be opened without damage and then to break only when it is opened.
In the case of wines, instead, the seal is placed on the neck of the bottle.

Procedures for the Recognition of the DOC and DOCG

The Community and national legislation provide that to take advantage of Denomination of Controlled Origin wine product companies must submit a request to the Region of belonging to the physico-chemical and organoleptic assessments referred to in Regulation EEC n.823 / 87, you must attach to the request a technical report outlining the natural factors (production area, nature of the soil, exposure, and grape) and human factors (farming systems, pruning, vinification and aging) that characterize this wine.
The Analytical and organoleptic tests should be performed for all batches of wine apt to become DOC and DOCG wines.
It follows that passing exams physico-chemical and organoleptic properties is a prerequisite and required to qualify with the Denomination of Controlled Origin or with Denomination of Controlled and Guaranteed Origin each batch of wine that the company wants to commercialize the endorsements.

IGT Wines

IGT is a very broad area of ​​production: it describes, in fact, the table wines from major wine regions.
At the designated name can be added to the wine color and the name of the vines.
The IGT can not use the name of the regions or areas used for DOC or DOCG
The vine can be mentioned only when the wine area is of significant size.
Per esempio IGT Lazio It guarantees that the wine comes from grapes grown for 85% in the region of Lazio; also any indication on the label of the grape (eg. Malvasia) ensures that the wine has been made for at least 85% by the above vine.
The use of qualification IGT is, therefore, relative to a typical wine recognized as such by the EU

Italian wines

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A few examples:
Colli Bolognesi Classico Pignoletto DOC
Colli Bolognesi Classico Pignoletto DOC - Italy
Emilia Romagna

Already DOC since 1997, 2010 gains in the Hall of DOCG. It includes the same production area of ​​Colli Bolognesi Doc. It is obtained from grape pignoletto (min. 85%) and Pinot Blanc, Riesling Italico and Romagna Trebbiano (max. ...

Monica di Cagliari DOC
Monica of Cagliari DOC - Italy

Light color tending to orange with aging, intense and delicate aroma, pleasant taste, soft and velvety, it is a wine with an alcohol content of 14,5 ° in the type Natural Sweet and 14 ° in Secco. It produces ...

Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOC
Verdicchio of the castles of Jesi DOC - Italy

Recognized with DPR 11.8.1968; He has undergone several modifications, and the last is published in OJ No. The 176 31.7.2003. The five wines that enrich the founders "Castelli di Jesi" and "Classico" allow ...

Trebbiano di Romagna DOC
Trebbiano di Romagna DOC - Italy
Emilia Romagna

Doc recognized in 1973. Trebbiano is a white good value for money. The vine is vigorous, burgeoning late, which protects it from the spring frosts. The production area includes all or ...

Bosco Eliceo DOC
Bosco Eliceo DOC - Italy
Emilia Romagna

This designation, which is recognized in 1989, stretching from the lagoon areas of Ferrara up to the municipalities of Ravenna and Cervia, the result of many years of study, research, land choice and experimentation of new technologies that have led ...

Mandrolisai DOC
Mandrolisai DOC - Italy

DOC from 1981, contributing to its production of grapes from different vineyards: Bovale Sardinian, for a minimum of 35% Cannonau from the 20 35%, and Monica, from the 20 35%. They can also participate in the other grapes recommended by the respective ...

Falerno del Massico DOC
Falerno del Massico DOC - Italy

Wine best known, most popular and most expensive antiquity. You can consider the first DOC of world wine. For the ancient Romans, who had the utmost account, used ...

Cilento DOC
Cilento DOC - Italy

The Cilento, one of the richest areas of natural beauty, where nature is often untouched in all its splendor, but also one of the poorest areas of the country, for the harshness of the territory and for the aridity ...

Trentino DOC Vino Santo
Trentino DOC Vino Santo - Italy
Trentino-Alto Adige

Vino Santo is the great dessert wine produced in Trentino, the result of a long and laborious processing technique, which devotes a small number of winemakers. The first documents shall announce the production of aromatic wines ...

Malvasia di Cagliari DOC
Malvasia di Cagliari DOC - Italy

white wine varies in color from pale yellow to golden; It has an intense and delicate aroma and taste varies from sweet to dry with toasted almonds background. It is vinified in the types natural-Dry Sweet and Fortified natural sweet, ...

Carignano del Sulcis DOC
Carignano del Sulcis DOC - Italy

The color is ruby ​​or pink, more or less intense vinous nose, dry taste, it is a wine that develops a gradation of 11,5 °. The red, if aged at least 1 year, can boast the title Aged, rosé ...

Bianchello del Metauro DOC
Bianchello DOC - Italy

Recognized with DPR 2.4.1969; modified with DD of 12.07.02 is the wine of the young, spirited, healthy, requires company, creates friendship, download the mental and physical fatigue. A sip satisfies like no drink. Prefers shellfish, ...

Italian Wine and Food

Ricette di cucina
Prodotti alimentari tipici DOP - IGP - STG
PAT Prodotti Agroalimentari Tradizionali
Aziende vinicole
Produttori Olio Extra Vergine di Oliva
Strade del vino e dei sapori - Consorzi