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  • GRAPE VARIETIES

    Ciliegiolo

    Ciliegiolo is a grape associated mostly with Tuscany but it is planted also in Lazio, Puglia, Umbria, and Liguria. The name means “small cherry” not only for the shape of the berries but also for the aroma of cherries in the wine. We are working on this Ciliegiolo grape description. Please come back soon. Send us an e-mail if you are looking for more info at cheers@drinkitalian.com Two of the best books about Italian grapes, where some of this information come from, are:– Native Grapes of Italy, by Ian d’Agata– Italian Wine Unplugged, by Steve Kim Additionally, you can discover the other grapes from Tuscany.