Sardinia is an island in the center of the Mediterranean sea
Sardinia is an island in the center of the Mediterranean sea and has always been a tourist destination, not only but also due to its beaches, shores, astonishing environmental and historical heritage, but even for its extraordinary gastronomy, based on millennial products with a worldwide and unique taste.
Our culinary culture boasts many recipes and hundreds types of bread, traditional biscuits, sweets, pasta, cheese, wine and oils.
Sardinian food is healthy, taste and outstanding due to an uncontaminated environment, dedication and commitment of our community within this sector, and the know-how handed down through generations.
Sardinian Wine and Protected Destination of Origin
Italian Protected designation of origin comply with the European law and referred to the need to point out where wines come from and how distinguishing features characterize themselves.This is particularly relevant in Sardinia, where diversification is determined by different areas and vineyards. Otherwise, it might be hard to draw a common line and have objective elements on which wines are evaluated. In Sardinia there are 15 Igt wines, 17 Doc and 1 Docg.
Sardinian climate, soil and land, cleverly enhanced by talented human beings, are the starting point of excellent wines,some of which with a strong tasty, elegant and with style, always conceived in harmony with the environment and high quality standards.
DOCG -Controlled and Guaranteed Designation of Origin
The acronym DOCG is a form of identification which currently goes beyond essential quality of standards. In that respect, it certifies the origin and the high quality of the wine in question.Every bottles must have a special seal at the top. Our “Vermentino of Gallura” is well known as a DOCG wine.
DOC – Controlled Designation of Origin
The label Doc aims to specify the geographic zone in which a product is made, with specific characteristics, that are linked to the natural environment and human peculiarities.
DOC labeled wines are recognised by the European Union. In that respect, wines production must comply with the EU regulation as the aforementioned rules determine essential parameters, such as: minimum alcohol percentage, characteristics of the color, clearness, flavor, and so on.
IGT – Geographical Indication
IGT label represents the first classification of wines regarding the place of origin and designs a product accordingly. This acronym is used even to mark wines with particular organoleptic characteristics related to the geographic zone. The latter must be part of a specific winegard area distinguished by uniform environmental standards, in order to identify the wine as produced with the same peculiarities.