Spring Prosecco Doc from the Altamarca Hills

From 21 February 2009 to 14 June 2009

The area which is the original home of Prosecco the Altamarca hill region lying between Valdobbiadene and Conegliano offers a wealth of occassions for sampling its prestigious wine.

Every year springtime coincides with the tasting of the latest vintage, with accompanying cultural events to crown the triumph of the Venetos food and wines. The bubbling prosecco is a symbol of the renewal of the year, the reinvigoration of the springtime, and the fresh wines are world-famous. They also provide the opportunity to dip into the intriguing world of wine culture. This location is home to the first wine route as well as one of the first wine-making schools which began the spumante-making process.

The history, tradition and standard is naturally highly valued here, and all the local communities take part in the rich calendar of events.

Vidor hosts the 3 exhibition of Prosecco Doc di Colbertaldo and Vidor (21 February - 8 March); a Santo Stefano 40 Fair of Cartizze and Valdobbiadene (14 - 29 March); Guia 41 Fair of Prosecco Doc (28 March - 13 April); aCol San Martino 53 Fair of Prosecco Doc of Col San Martino (21 March - 13 April); aVilla di Cordignano 45 Fair of vintage wine (4 - 13 April); aSan Piero di Barbozza 39 Fair of Valdobbbiadene and Cartizze Doc (11 - 26 April); Refrontolo l40 Fair of Prosecco Doc and Refrontolo Doc (18 April - 3 May); San Giovanni 7 Fair of Valdobbiadene and Cartizze Doc (17 April - 3 May); Miane 31 Fair of Prosecco Doc of Miane (18 April - 3 May); Fregona 35 Fair of Torchiato Doc of Fregona (18 April - 3 May); Saccol 18 Fair of Prosecco and Cartizze Doc (24 April - 3 May); Colfosco 41 Fair of typical Doc wines; Combai 20 Verdino Fair of Wine and Grappa (8 - 17 May); Vittorio Veneto 10 Fair of Wine and Grappa City of Vittorio Veneto (8 - 24 May); and finally at San Pietro di Feletto 38 Fair of Wines from the Hills (30 May - 14 June).

By Insidecom Editorial Staff