Category: Prosecco

Prosecco DOCG named UNESCO World Heritage Site

Above: A photograph taken in the hills of Prosecco di Conegliano e Valdobbiadene during the 2018 harvest (via the Villa Sandi Facebook). In a tweet posted early Sunday morning (EST), UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) announced that the hills of Prosecco di Conegliano e Valdobbiadene have been officially “inscribed on” the World Heritage list, a coveted designation that adds the … Read More Prosecco DOCG named UNESCO World Heritage Site

Taste Villa Sandi at Gambero Rosso tastings with export director Flavio Geretto

Villa Sandi export director Flavio Geretto will be pouring the winery’s Tre Bicchieri (Three Glass) winner Prosecco Superiore DOCG Brut Vigna La Rivetta next week at the Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri tastings in Chicago (Wednesday, February 27) and New York (Friday, March 1). Click here for event details and registration (still open). Flavio, who grew up in Veneto not far from where Villa Sandi … Read More Taste Villa Sandi at Gambero Rosso tastings with export director Flavio Geretto

Prosecco DOCG: The ultimate seafood pairing…

There’s an old adage that food and wine experts are often fond of repeating: If it grows with it, it goes with it. In other words, when you are planning a food and wine pairing, consider what wines the growers pair with their foods. And find inspiration in foods and wines that are traditionally paired together. Most Italian food and wine experts agree that … Read More Prosecco DOCG: The ultimate seafood pairing…

EU proposes compromise on Australian “Prosecco” labeling rights

In August of last year, Italy’s agricultural ministry contacted its counterpart in Australia and expressed its interest in protecting naming rights for Prosecco DOCG and Prosecco DOC wines throughout the world. For years now, Australia grape growers and winemakers have labeled sparkling wines as “Prosecco” despite the fact Prosecco originated in Italy and is protected by European Union trademark laws. But because Australia is … Read More EU proposes compromise on Australian “Prosecco” labeling rights