Category: Villa Sandi

La Cucina Italiana launches in NYC and Prosecco DOCG is there!

Italy’s most celebrated food magazine, the historic La Cucina Italiana launched its new English-language edition this week at Eataly in New York. And when you pick up your copy of the new magazine, you’ll find an ad from Villa Sandi featuring the Prosecco DOCG appellation. We wanted to support the new publication because it remains the number-one resource in the world for all things … Read More La Cucina Italiana launches in NYC and Prosecco DOCG is there!

Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG Cartizze La Rivetta wins Gambero Rosso top prize for 10 consecutive years

We are thrilled to share the news that Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG Cartizze La Rivetta has been awarded the Tre Bicchieri (Three Glasses) award by the editors of the Gambero Rosso Guide to the Wines of Italy for the tenth year in a row. First published in the 1980s, the Gambero Rosso guide is Italy’s leading resource for wine reviews. Its “Tre Bicchieri” or … Read More Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG Cartizze La Rivetta wins Gambero Rosso top prize for 10 consecutive years

When it comes time to shop for holiday wines, the G in Prosecco DOCG really matters

Fall is finally here and it’s that time of year when a lot of you will begin your holiday wine shopping. With Thanksgiving around the corner and Christmas not far off, the wine lovers among you — and we assume you’re a wine lover if you’re here! — will be visiting your favorite wine retailers and selecting some of the best bottles you’ll be pouring all … Read More When it comes time to shop for holiday wines, the G in Prosecco DOCG really matters

Wine Spectator features Prosecco DOCG and Villa Sandi

“Villa Sandi,” writes Wine Spectator editor Alison Napjus in the October issue of the magazine, “has enjoyed success in the U.S. with its Superiore di Cartizze Vigna La Rivetta, which retails for about $50, selling roughly one-third of the annual 1,200-case production in the U.S. “‘If we have such good sales of Cartizze,’ says Flavio Geretto, export manager for Villa Sandi, ‘it means there … Read More Wine Spectator features Prosecco DOCG and Villa Sandi

Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG on top of the world at Bar 54 in New York City

One of the most rewarding things about our work here at Villa Sandi is knowing that people are enjoying our wines. And nothing could be more rewarding than knowing that they are enjoying our wines on top of the world — literally. Villa Sandi international export director Flavio Geretto is currently in New York visiting clients, conducting master classes, and meeting with the estate’s American … Read More Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG on top of the world at Bar 54 in New York City

Villa Sandi brings home gold at top tasting: Prosecco Masters

We are pleased to share the news that the Villa Sandi Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG Brut Millesimato was awarded the GOLD prize (in the £10-15 category) at “the drinks business Prosecco Masters tasting 2019.” Chaired by Master of Wine Jonathan Pedley, the panel of tasters for this extraordinary annual event is composed nearly entirely by Masters of Wine: Nick Tatham MW, Alex Canetti, Patrick … Read More Villa Sandi brings home gold at top tasting: Prosecco Masters

95 points Doctor Wine for Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG Cartizze La Rivetta!

We couldn’t be more thrilled to share the news that the Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG Cartizze La Rivetta has been awarded a whopping 95 points by esteemed Italian wine writer Daniele Cernilli aka Doctor Wine, editor-in-chief of the prestigious Essential Guide to the Wines of Italy. This the second consecutive year that the wine, Villa Sandi’s flagship, has received 95 points from the editors … Read More 95 points Doctor Wine for Villa Sandi Prosecco DOCG Cartizze La Rivetta!

When people say that Prosecco DOCG is “hand-crafted,” they really mean it…

One of the things that makes Valdobbiadene such a unique place to grow fine wine grapes is how steep the slopes are there. Especially when you get into the township’s Cartizze subzone, the vines are planted on slopes so steep that they can only be worked by hand. It’s simply impossible to use tractors or other machinery there. Everything — from the early pruning and … Read More When people say that Prosecco DOCG is “hand-crafted,” they really mean it…

For National Prosecco Day this year, try serving your Prosecco DOCG in white wine glasses

Argh, the tyranny of the flute! For more than a generation now, the flute — the slender, long-stemmed wine glass — has been the vessel of choice for sparkling wine. No one knows for sure how this traditional was established. But somewhere during the late 20th century, the flute, which was actually conical in its original form (a shape dating back to the 1700s), was … Read More For National Prosecco Day this year, try serving your Prosecco DOCG in white wine glasses

Sushi and Prosecco DOCG? Divinely inspired at Uchi in Houston, Texas

Anyone who’s ever been to Venice knows that Prosecco is the city on the lagoon’s (un)official wine. There are a number of reasons about that (and we wrote about them here). But one of the reasons — and perhaps the most important one — is that Prosecco pairs brilliantly with all kinds of seafood, the Venetians’ favorite food. Glera, the grape used to make Prosecco, has … Read More Sushi and Prosecco DOCG? Divinely inspired at Uchi in Houston, Texas

90 points Wine Spectator for Villa Sandi Cartizze La Rivetta

One of the most important things that we’ll be doing here on the Villa Sandi USA blog is that we’ll be aggregating scores, reviews, write-ups, and other accolades for the wines. And there’s no better place to start than Wine Spectator, the leading English-language resource for fine wine today and a favorite magazine (and site) for Italian wine lovers. Senior editor for Italy Alison … Read More 90 points Wine Spectator for Villa Sandi Cartizze La Rivetta

91 points Decanter: “excellent purity of flavor… a cerebral approach to Prosecco.”

The stony soils of Asolo township are ideal for the production of minerality-driven Prosecco with freshness and intense fruit flavors. Villa Sandi’s Asolo vineyards are Biodiversity Friend certified, meaning that farming practices encourage biodiversity, wild life, and wild flowers and plants among the rows. Note the grasses growing between the vines here. Villa Sandi NV Asolo Prosecco Superiore DOCG 91 points Prosecco Asolo is … Read More 91 points Decanter: “excellent purity of flavor… a cerebral approach to Prosecco.”