Bardolino, Chianti, Lambrusco - Italy is one of the most exciting wine producing countries in Europe and tops the league table for quantity produced almost every year. Its huge number of grape varieties, grown in every climate imaginable, from the snows of the Alps to the heat of the South, yields a positive cornucopia of wine flavours and styles. Its strength is in its diversity, brought about by the national disregard for conformity! Many producers choose to work outside the DOC regulations, meaning certain great wines are still officially classified only as Table Wines! Tuscany and Piedmont are famous for their reds but many lesser known regions are now revealing their secrets - come and discover the delightful world of Italian wine.