Make your vacation shine with this sparkling wine from Italy’s last UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Prosecco Hills The hills of Conegliano Valdobbiadene are the heart of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG – the Prosecco that reigns throughout the world.

We have so much to celebrate with our family, friends and colleagues this holiday season. As we toast another year past, popping a bottle of champagne is exactly what we need to commemorate our memories of 2021.

If Prosecco, the Italian version of sparkling wine, is your sparkling wine of choice, the story behind its creation is fascinating!

Production is centered on three areas, including the original cultivation area of ​​the Prosecco Hills of Conegliano Valdobbiadene, which lies in the countryside between Venice and the Dolomite mountains in the Veneto region, where Prosecco is produced. for centuries.

Due to its unique landscape and wine culture dating back to antiquity, the Prosecco Hills of Conegliano Valdobbiadene are a historic wine region like no other and were recognized as such in 2019 when the area was designated a site of the Unesco World Heritage.

The hills of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore are home to thousands of winegrowers who shaped the steep slopes and perfected their farming techniques, allowing the creation of a richly varied agricultural landscape. For more than two centuries, these families have continued to produce artisanal sparkling wines and pass these wine traditions on to future generations.

Superior Prosecco. Photo: Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG

Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG sparkling wines come only from the renowned vineyards of Conegliano Valdobbiadene – which means the highest standards and quality, along with concentrated flavor and balance.

Prosecco Superiore is produced in a number of distinct variations, the most common and iconic being Spumante (fully sparkling) in four fundamental styles: extra raw, raw, extra dry and dry.

In 2019, a new type of Prosecco Superiore was introduced with Sui Lieviti, the name of the first version of Prosecco to be made in Conegliano Valdobbiadene, paying homage to the long history of winemaking in the region.

Special selections of Prosecco Superiore include Rive and Superiore di Cartizze. Rive refers to the steep vineyards of the hills of Conegliano Valdobbiadene and are true representatives of the terroir, and Superiore di Cartizze comes from a small area of ​​108 hectares, with one million bottles sold per year.

The sparkling wines of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG offer a range of experiences for all palates, whatever version you choose this season!

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