Top Ten Most Planted Grape Varieties in Italy

2015 estimates

Rank Variety Hectares Acres Change since 2000
1 Sangiovese
55,100
136,096
–21%
2 Pinot Grigio
42,166
104,149
+532%
3 Trebbiano
36,796
90,885
–53%
4 Glera
32,375
79,965
+298%
5 Montepulciano
30,645
75,693
+3%
6 Catarratto
29,575
73,050
–42%
7 Merlot
27,481
67,878
+7%
8 Chardonnay
23,848
58,904
+103%
9 Primitivo
17,983
44,419
+126%
10 Barbera
17,929
44,285
–38%

Source: Agea data


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