Italy

Prosecco: Italian Sparkling Wine

Prosecco Millesima

Prosecco is often compared to Champagne, but there is so much more to the sparkling wine than its “competition”. Prosecco is Italy’s most popular sparkling wine. Only produced in the Valdobbiadene region of Veneto, Italy, we’re going to learn about the distinct characteristics and history of this timeless sparkling wine. The Origin of Italian Bubbles Prosecco dates back to the ... Read More »

Piedmont | Home of Diverse Terroirs and Varietals

Located in the far north-west of Italy, just across the Alps from the Provence wine-growing region of France, Piedmont (Piemonte in Italian) is home to more DOCG’s and DOC’s than any other region in Italy. Moreover, an impressive 40% of all Piedmont wines are at DOCG or DOC level. This area is perhaps most famous for the production of complex and tannic ... Read More »

Franciacorta | Italy’s Finest Sparkling Wines

Franciacorta is a DOCG appellation from the Province of Brescia in Lombardy, just an hour’s drive from Milan in northern Italy. This hilly region extends from the southern shore of Lake Iseo to the hills of Monticelli Brusati, Omni and Gussago and the suburbs of the city of Brescia. Franciacorta has, over the past two decades, become synonymous with fine Italian sparkling wines, ... Read More »