Skip to 0 minutes and 16 seconds Prosecco. It’s the best selling Italian wine in the world. In one year alone, over 500 million bottles were sold. That’s a market share of 40% in the wine sector. Some of you might have already tasted Prosecco’s distinct flavor. But are you familiar with the story behind each bottle, the journey Prosecco takes from vine to wine?
Skip to 0 minutes and 47 seconds In this course, we will go to the roots of Prosecco’s journey from the heart of Prosecco in the Conegliano and Valdobbiadene hills to the surrounding valleys in the northeast of Italy. The harmonious interaction between man and the environment is the reason behind the unique flavor of the Glera grapevine variety, which has been cultivated here since the 18th century. The oldest Italian School of Oenology was founded here in 1876. and still operates together with the University of Padova and the Italian Ministry of Agriculture Research Institute to support Prosecco production and sustainability. Today, the grapes are transformed into sparkling wine, following a technological process called Martinotti Method, by using high-pressure tanks for fermentation.
Skip to 1 minute and 46 seconds Because the history of these hills is as rich as their produce, in 2019, this unique cultural landscape was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Skip to 2 minutes and 5 seconds This course will guide you through the intricacies of Prosecco’s increase in popularity. Take the chance to master the taste of Prosecco Terroir.