Landlocked in the northwest of Italy, Lombardia is home to spectacular lakes and vineyards that grow on the surrounding hilly slopes. The climate here is alpine continental and landscape mainly consists of low hills and plains. Home to five DOCG, Lombardia is not a dominant wine region despite its optimum growing conditions. Mostly known for a light sparkling wine Oltrepo Pavese Bonarda made from Bonarda, a red grape variety.