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What does it mean to be a UNESCO World Heritage site?

Watch this video that highlights the Prosecco Hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene, which have recently been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site

The Prosecco hills have been recognized as cultural landscapes and must be preserved as an “outstanding example of a traditional human settlement and land-use.”

In the comments section, reflect on the following questions:

  • What are the requirements to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site? Do a search for the criteria and share your answer.

  • Is being a UNESCO Heritage Site a challenge for the future? Based on the experience of other heritage sites, what challenges should be anticipated?

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Story of a Wine: The Importance of Being Prosecco

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