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Prosecco is a sparkling wine made from the Glera variety. Just as the Champagne region gives it its name, Prosecco has its own characteristic region. The origin of this delicious drink dates from Roman times. Already old rimania made from Glera grapes delicious drink called Pucino. The grapes of the Glera variety used to produce it grew in a small village called Prosecco. Prosecco village is situated in the hills above Trieste. In Italy during the 18th century the cultivation of this tasty Glera grape spread across the hills and into neighboring towns and villages in the north of Italy in the Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia regions.

The word "Prosecco" first appeared in 1754 and in the book "Il roccolo Ditirambo by Aureliano Acanti, who wrote," And now I would like to moisten my mouth with Prosecco, his apple bouquet. "

Since the 20th century, it was the production of Prosecco in Veneto and Friuli, where a sparkling drink is produced, which we all know today. Prosecco is produced according to traditional procedures, using modern fermentation technologies. The Glec grape variety for Prosecco production was called Prosecco until 2009. We divide Prosecco by region of origin at Valdobbiadene Superiore Di Cartizze DOCG, Valdobbiadene Superiore DOCG, DOC Treviso, DOC Trieste, DOC. The best grapes ripen on the hilly slopes of fifteen villages between the towns of Conegliano, Valdobbiadene. The most prestigious Prosecco of the highest quality comes from the Cartizze area, covering only approximately 110 hectares.

58 BC - 29 AD

Wine Pucino known thanks to Empress Livia wife of Emperor Octavianus Augustus, who, as he writes, reached a respectable age in the comfort of keeping himself in good health thanks to the characteristics of the legendary Pucino wine, loved by the Romans and coming from the Prosecco region.

129 - 216 AD

The story was later announced by the famous physician Galen, who contributed to the spreading of the therapeutic glory of Pucino wine in the following centuries.

530 - 607 AD

San Venanzio Fortunato, Bishop of Poitiers, describes Valdobbiadene, his place of origin, as follows: "Quo Vineta Vernatur, Sub Monte Jugo Calvo, Quo Viror umbrosus Tegit sicca Metalla"   "an area where the vines coil under high mountains and in which lush greenery protects the more infertile zones"

XII Century

A 12th century fresco on the external façade of the parish church of San Pietro di Feletto portrays the “Sunday Christ”. The warning is clear: those who work on Sundays make Christ suffer (we see him bleeding, surrounded by tools for work). Thank to these we can understand what were the typical jobs in these hills at that time, and how vines and wine were already part of everyday life.

1574

In 1574, when King Henry III of Poland passed through on his way to Paris to be crowned King of France, the community of Conegliano made the white wine from its hills pour all day from the Fountain of Neptune

1754

In 1754, Aureliano Acanti in his “Il Roccolo, Ditirambo” cites "Prosecco". It is the first written mention of the name

1868

Carpené Malvolti produced first sparkling version of Prosecco

1881

Pietro Serena decided to focus on wine production and in 1881 in the provinces Crocetta Trevigiana founded his first wine in the shop with wooden barrels. The origin of Serena Wines.

1930

The boundaries of the production area for Prosecco were outlined

2nd April 1969

Denominazione di Origine Controllata status was granted to the Prosecco produced in the 15 communes between Conegliano and Valdobbiadene

1st August 2009

Conegliano Valdobbiadene has become a protected area of origin. D.O.C.G, Denominazione Di Origine Controllata e Garantita is the highest degree of controlled designation of origin and quality of Italian wines, variety of grapes Prosecco has changed its name to Glera.

11th April 2018

Establishment of HAMSIK winery brand, unique combination of the best products from Slovakia and Italy

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