Le Rive del Prosecco

The “Rive”, the banks, are one of the best parts of the terroir of DOCG Prosecco Conegliano-Valdobbiadene. The DOCG protocols state that wines producted in this area may be exclusively appealed as “DOCG Prosecco – Rive”, because of their specific and unique features of orientation to sun, soil, difficulty of production, and, definitely, quality of the grapes.     Among the many roads that drives … Continue reading Le Rive del Prosecco

Mount Cesen: the guard of the DOCG Prosecco hills

This November the winter seems to arrive earlier. After a day of heavy rains and winds, low temperatures, the nature seems to ask to the terroir of DOCG Prosecco to “go to bed” for some months. The Mount Cesen, about 4,900 ft over the sea level, overlooks the valley of DOCG Prosecco, the first snow of the cold season covers the top of the mountains … Continue reading Mount Cesen: the guard of the DOCG Prosecco hills

Recevin: Conegliano Valdobbiadene proclaimed European Wine City 2016

Bruxelles, November 18th, 2015 RECEVIN, the European Network of Wine Cities, proclaimed the winner of the fifth edition of the Contest European Wine City, in the framework of promotion and dissemination of Wine Tourism activities. In the year 2016, the capital of the wine culture will be Conegliano-Valdobbiadene, home of the DOCG Prosecco, in Italy. The Contest European Wine City annually recognizes the application whose … Continue reading Recevin: Conegliano Valdobbiadene proclaimed European Wine City 2016

Brun: a must-go osteria

After visiting the Molinetto della Croda, you can drive, ride or walk to the village of Rolle through a tiny valley just in the heart of the DOCG Prosecco vineyards. Along the road you can meet several Osterias and Restaurant, but just one need absolutely to be visited: Ristorante da Brun. Just at the top of a short steep road, the Brun’s osteria meets you … Continue reading Brun: a must-go osteria

Refrontolo: the Mill on the rock

The Molinetto della Croda (Little mill on the rock) is an old water mill over the creek Lierza, near the waterfall few kilometers from the village of Refrontolo, in the Prosecco DOCG area of Conegliano-Valdobbiadene. It is a must-go place, expecially in autumn, if you are touring in the Feletto hills. You can visit the interiors of the buildings, the typical millstone and the various … Continue reading Refrontolo: the Mill on the rock

Follina: a trappist abbey in “The name of the rose”

Follina is one of the most famous villages of the DOCG Prosecco region, just between Conegliano and Valdobbiadene, close to Pieve di Soligo. Human traces dating back to the middle Paleolithic have been found in this area, though a stronger human impact is due to the roman and medieval periods when the roman road Via Claudia Augusta passed here and the Abbey was established ten … Continue reading Follina: a trappist abbey in “The name of the rose”