DOC - Denominazione di Origine Controllata

The initials DOC stand for the Denominazione di Origine Controllata. This is a quality rating for wines in Italy. It was defined in 1963 and sets quality levels for wines from the various regions. A DOC seal can be found on wines that meet these requirements.

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