The region of Campania (Italian, Campania) with 41,199 hectares of vineyards and the capital Naples is one of the oldest wine-growing regions in Italy. This was the origin of the Falerner in antiquity. The mediterranean climate with the influence of the nearby sea, the protective mountains and volcanic soil offer an ideal base for wine making, for the most part red wines are produced. Particularly the red variety Aglianico supplies particularly, with Avellino, color, intense and aromatic red wines. From this the long-time, the only campanical DOCG wine Taurasi is pressed. Other grape varieties are Asprinio Bianco, Biancolella, Coda di Volpe, Falanghina, Fiano, Forastera, Greco Bianco and Piedirosso. Of the total wine production area, 4 446 hectares (as of 2014) accounted for DOC and DOCG wines, however, the quality efforts of recent years are bearing fruit.