The wine-growing area of ​​the Marche is divided into 7 fairly homogeneous areas. Starting from north to south, the first area we meet is that of the Metauro (Biancame vine, Bianchello del Metauro DOC) and the Colli Pesaresi (Colli Pesaresi DOC) with Bianchello and Sangiovese vines. The Castelli di Jesi area has a vocation for Verdicchio wine (Verdicchio of the Castelli di Jesi DOC and Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Riserva DOCG), as well as that of Matelica and Alta Val Camerina. The Apennine area of ​​Serrapetrona is known for its sparkling wines based on Vernaccia Nera (Vernaccia di Serrapetrona DOCG). Further down, the area of ​​Macerata (Colli Maceratesi DOC) with white wines based on Maceratino grapes, a Verdicchio clone. The Colli del Tronto and the Colli Ascolani are known for the Rosso Piceno DOC (grape variety Montepulciano) and the Falerio DOC (vines Trebbiano Toscano, Passerina, Pecorino). In total the region has 5 DOCG, 15 DOC and one IGT (Marche IGT)