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

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”

Lost churches on the DOCG hills: San Pietro di Feletto

The Feletto hills span from Conegliano to Pieve di Soligo, in the heart of the Prosecco DOCG area of Conegliano-Valdobbiadene. Among the many surprises you may discover, the church of Saint Peter is one of the best. The mild autumn helps enjoy this piece of Tuscany with wineyards of Prosecco DOCG, olive trees and cypresses. The Pieve (Pleban church) of San Pietro, dating to the … Continue reading Lost churches on the DOCG hills: San Pietro di Feletto