Umbria, in central Italy, is a region of lush rolling hills, hilltop villages and iconic, historic towns. The latter are exemplified by Orvieto and Assisi.
At the very heart of the Italian Peninsula, it is surrounded by Tuscany, Marche and Lazio. It is in fact the only Italian region without a coastline or international border.
Umbria, like Marche and Lazio, is best known for its white wine production.
Despite changes in style over time, the Orvieto DOC remains the region’s largest appellation.
It accounts for over ten percent of the overall Umbrian wine production. Styles of Orveieto can vary from dry (Secco) through to semi-sweet (Amabile) and sweet wines.