Italy’s future greats: 10 wineries from Piedmont to Campania nominated by their peers

Italian wine future greats
Matteo Santoiemma of I Parieti stands among the vines on his family farm.

Italian wine is in full swing. While the leaders of the quality revolution of the 1980s and 1990s are progressively passing the baton to the next generation, new faces are also rising to prominence.

Whether they are modernising family businesses or starting from scratch; whether they have studied oenology or have a different background – for all of them, the challenge today is the market, unstable and moody, marked by a radical change in eating habits and by a young public disaffected with wine.

Scroll down for tasting notes and scores from 10 future Italian greats