Centomiglia - One hundred miles along the Prosecco road

From 03 September 2010 to 04 September 2010

The renowned and otherwise known as Centomiglia vintage car race along the oldest wine road in Italy, created in 1966, will this year celebrate its fifth edition and is now open for registrations: an event capable of bringing together sport, culture, food and wine with the background of a magical land, celebrated for its beauty and flavours and that has always attracted visitors from everywhere. The race is part of the Marco Polo trophy, in turn part of the ASI Italian Vintage Automobile Club- circuit, the association that presides over the major tourist events in Italy. It is worth mentioning that last years edition received from the president of the ASI himself the prestigious Gold Winder accolade. It is happenings such as this that allows one to enjoy with passion a region, like the one that the Centomiglia winds through, where due to its uniqueness and taste, one of the most renowned local produces in the world comes from: Prosecco wine, which has recently been given the Conegliano e Valdobbiadene Hills DOCG status. The fifth edition of the Centomiglia along the Prosecco road is therefore the occasion to celebrate this important achievement with an event that represents elegance, passion and fun. But already a new challenge is emerging, in fact only a few days ago the official application to add these beautiful hills to the UNESCO list of world heritage sites was completed. We wait in hope for their decision. The race will start at the historic Wine School in Conegliano founded on July 9th 1876 through the Royal Decree of Vittorio Emanuele II. The race will finish in Valdobbiadene, where a wine reception will be organized by the Italian Forum of Spumanti, an event within the event. There will be several renowned wineries that will open their gates for the drivers to stop and rest. There will also be cultural events with visits to the historic and artistic masterpieces that constellate the Prosecco Hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene.
By Insidecom Editorial Staff