Posted April 21 on the Italian Agriculture Ministry website.
Veneto: Creation of a spumante category within the Gambellara DOC.
Sicily: Producers of Etna DOC will now be allowed to include riserva on the labels of their red wines as well as their sparkling whites and rosés.
Latium: Creation of two new DOCGs, Frascati Superiore and Cannellino di Frascati; two new categories for the Frascati DOC, Superiore and Cannellino; a new Roma DOC which will include seven categories.
Campania: Five subzones in the Province of Benevento have been recognized within the Sannio DOC; creation of the Falanghina del Sannio DOC.
Tuscany: New DOCG for Montecucco Sangiovese, an appellation recognized within the current Montecucco DOC in the province of Grosseto; creation of Montecucco Vin Santo DOC within the Montecucco DOC; creation of a Maremma Toscana DOC incorporating certain wines made currently as IGT.