Protected Designation of Origin (PDO)

PDO stands for Protected Designation of Origin and is the name that identifies a product originating from a specific place, region or, in exceptional cases, country, whose quality or characteristics are mainly or exclusively due to the particular geographical environment, including the inherent natural and human factors, and all stages of production of which take place within the defined geographical area.

Protected Geographical Indication (PGI)

P.G.I. stands for Protected Geographical Indication and refers to a name identifying a product which comes from a specific place, region or country, whose specific quality, reputation or other characteristic can be attributed mainly to its geographical origin and which is produced in wineries located in the Prefecture or in neighboring Prefectures.