Wine connoisseurs regard Piedmont \Piemonte, together with Tuscany, as the best wine region in Italy. Guidance here is the number of DOC (G). DOCG is the highest qualification for wine in Italy and DOC the second highest. No less than 16 DOCG and 42 DOC wines come from Piemonte.
The best known wines from the Piemonte are Barolo and Barbaresco, which are made from the Nebbiolo grape.