Prosecco

PROSECCO WINE

Prosecco is produced in the two northeastern Regions of Italy:

VENETO and FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA

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Read more about Prosecco D.O.C. here

Prosecco has been produced since Roman times from the Glera grape, which is believed to have originated in the hills near the village of Prosecco – now a suburb of Trieste in the Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia. It wasn’t until the 18th century that cultivation of the Glera grape expanded throughout the region and into Veneto.

Prosecco Superiore DOCG production zone lies within the Prosecco DOC area

Detailed MAP here

Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G.

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Types of Prosecco Wine

 SPUMANTE (sparkling), FRIZZANTE (semi-sparkling) and TRANQUILLO (still)

SPUMANTE is classified as BRUTEXTRA-DRY, DRY depending on sugar content

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