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Delle Venezie DOC

May be produced anywhere in the regions of Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia or in Trentino province.

Note: May also be labeled as Beneških Okolišev DOP in Slovenian.

Region: Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Trentino-Alto Adige, and Veneto

Synopsis

History: Established as a DOC in 2017, elevating the Pinot Grigio wines from IGP delle Venezie (now IGP Trevenezie)

Vineyard Area: 13,636 ha / 33,700 acres (2019)

Production: 1,093,100 hl / 12,145,500 cases (2019)

Principal White Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 50% Chardonnay, Friulano, Garganega, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Bianco, and/or Verduzzo (Friulano and/or Trevigiano) + OAWG
  • Pinot Grigio (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Pinot Grigio; maximum 15% Chardonnay, Friulano, Garganega, Muller-Thurgau, Pinot Bianco, and/or Verduzzo + OANWG*
ROSATO WINES
  • Pinot Grigio Rosato or Ramato or Rosè (Ro, RoFr): Minimum 85% Pinot Grigio; maximum 15% Chardonnay, Friulano, Garganega, Muller-Thurgau, Pinot Bianco, and/or Verduzzo + OANWG*
SPARKLING WINES
  • Pinot Grigio Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 85% Pinot Grigio; maximum 15% Chardonnay, Friulano, Garganega, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Bianco, and/or Verduzzo + OANWG*
  • Pinot Grigio Spumante Rosato or Ramato or Rosè (RoSp): Minimum 85% Pinot Grigio; maximum 15% Chardonnay, Friulano, Garganega, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Bianco, and/or Verduzzo + OANWG*

Significant Production Rules

  • Zone of production: The entire regions of Friuli–Venezia Giulia and Veneto, plus the Trentino half of Trentino–Alto Adige (i.e., the province of Trento)
  • Spumante must be fermented in autoclaves (pressurized tanks)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11%
  • Residual sugar: Spumante can range from zero dosage to dry
  • Aging: No minimums specified
  • Varietal Pinot Grigio wines may be labeled as “Pinot Grigio delle Venezie DOC”

Last Disciplinare Modification:

07/29/2021

Notes:

*Note: Until 2027, other nonaromatic white grapes may be used in addition to those listed.

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