a 2000 years old story of bubbles
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.