The region is best known for its production of some of the finest red wines, especially those made of the Nebbiolo grape. Barolo and Barbaresco are the most famous of these Nebbiolo-based wines and are known for their complexity, structure and ability to to mature with grace over time. In addition to Nebbiolo, Barbera and Dolcetto are also grown there Piedmont and creates wines with different styles to suit different taste preferences.
Piedmontese vineyards that stretch over hills and valleys are often laid out in terraces rows to maximize exposure to the sun. This location combined with the calcareous soils contribute to the character and terrain of the Piedmont wines.
Piedmont is also home to the prestigious Alba white truffle and a rich culinary heritage, making it a foodie's paradise. The region's vineyards and the charming towns of Barolo and Alba attract visitors from all over the world who want to enjoy both the sublime wines and the unique culture in Piedmont.