If you’ve ever had Barolo or Barbaresco, you’ve had Nebbiolo. A regal grape from the Italian region of Piedmont, Nebbiolo has a rabid fan base. Considered the favorite among many wine geeks, Nebbiolo is a grape that produces an age-worthy reds people lust after. And you don’t just have to look for Barbarescos and Barolos to find it. The region of Roero, which is also located in Piedmont, makes fantastic Nebbiolo wines. Some producers in California, like Jim Clendenen and Randall Grahm, are experimenting with the grape as well, making wonderful expressions. So get to know the Nebbiolo grape using the infographic below and begin to understand what all the fuss is about.

Learn about Nebbiolo red wine