Discover the Veneto Prosecco Region
27th October 2016
Veneto is a valley north of Venice, located between Conegliano and Valdobbiadene, famous for its Prosecco. Veneto is one of Italy’s most important wine-growing areas, overall, Veneto produces more bottles of DOC wine than any other area in Italy.
One-fifth of Italy’s foreign tourism head towards Veneto, which is the first region in Italy in terms of tourist presence, attracting over 60 million visitors every year.
Discover the Prosecco with local cheeses and other delicacies, the superb quality of local food and drink, together with the unparalleled beauty of the landscape has proven to be a winning combination.
Valdobbiadene is the capital of Prosecco country and the perfect place to start a trip through the vineyards. between Conegliano and Valdobbiadene lies one of Italy’s delights: La Strada del Prosecco or the Prosecco Road.
Lining this winding loop are more than three dozen vineyards, mostly family-run small holdings.
Between the villages of San Pietro di Barbozza and Santo Stefano, where the slopes are so steep they can only be worked by hand, lies Cartizze. This area is the designation for Superiore Prosecco. The hill of Cartizze is a 1,000-foot-high vineyard of 107 hectares (260 acres) of vines, owned by 140 growers.
Vineyards to visit include:
Allegrini Estate – Villa della Torre
Glass of Bubbly
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