Posts Tagged ‘DOCG’
The main recognisable levels of Prosecco come in the form of a label around the neck of the bottle, the standard level is a light blue label stating ‘DOC’ and the higher quality comes in a brown label stating ‘DOCG’. What Do DOC and DOCG Stand For? DOC stands for ‘Denonimazione di Origine Controllate’ and…Read More
What Are The Sparkling Wine Classifications?
Each country has its own classifications for its Sparkling Wines, for example, France has the Champagne Region and in that region, you’ll find the likes of Grand Cru and Premier Cru, but what do they mean? In the Prosecco Region in Italy, you’ll find DOC and DOCG, do you know what that really tells you?…Read More
The Perfect Prosecco To Have With Salad
When looking for the best Prosecco to have with salad, you might just look in your local supermarket and pick up a bottle at random and hope for the best, but you don’t have to, Prosecco, in general, will go great with a variety of different salads, so you’re going to be pretty safe, but…Read More
Salad and Prosecco. Really?
With a choice of 16 different lettuce types and a mixture of ways in which to prepare them and what ingredients to add, salads can never be seen as dull and boring. From seafood to mixed beans, with or without dressing and opting for tossed or not, salads are in fact a very popular dish…Read More
3 Must Visit Italian Sparkling Wine Wineries
Enjoying a fine Sparkling Wine is one thing, but enjoying it at the place it was created is another. If you ever travel to Italy and find yourself wanting a memory to last a lifetime, then these three wineries will surely do the trick. Ferrari Trento Starting in 1902, Ferarri Trento is now a wonderland…Read More
Understanding Prosecco Better
Prosecco for many is that new fizz fix in our lives from weddings to the cheap bottle for two at our local bar, the symphony of ripe fruity flavours it offers suits many of our palates and makes for an easy drinking solution to suit any occasion. Fear not, this is not an in-depth educational…Read More
What does it mean to be President of Prosecco Superiore region?
“You must have one of the most desirable jobs in the world!” I asked Innocente Nardi, President of the Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. Consortium, during a lunch at the fabulous Salis Rsitorante Enoteca with its breathtaking views over the Cartizze region. “I am very proud to hold this position. I am also very proud…Read More
Own Brand Prosecco Superiore
With Prosecco overtaking Champagne in terms of volume and value sales, more consumers than ever in the UK are selecting Prosecco as their fizz of choice. Just Perfect Wines, has launched a new own branded Prosecco offering alongside their branded range, all produced by wineries located in the premium DOCG Prosecco region. Aimed at the the premium corporate and hospitality market, own branded Prosecco Superiore is ideal for use at corporate or hospitality events, for gifts of promotion. Branding and labelling can be styled to any design and are available for volumes of…Read More
JEIO Colmei Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG Extra Dry
“Colmei” is a dialect word indicating the tops of the hills to the best vineyard. The Bisol family owns these wonderful hills extreme north of the Province of Treviso, close to the pre-Alpine mountains. The most prestigious, at an average height of 250 meters above sea level these vineyards of Glera grape give very tasty…Read More