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Academy

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The Conegliano Valdobbiadene Academy is a new-generation online school devoted to deepening people’s knowledge of Prosecco Superiore, even for those who do not have the possibility to visit the region in person.
The videos offer a virtual visit to the production area, as well as complete information on how to serve the wine and a panoramic view of the attention paid by producers in the Denomination with regard to environmental sustainability and biodiversity.

Video Lessons

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Lesson I

The ABC of Conegliano Valdobbiadene

Nature, history and culture: 3 key factors that have defined the superior quality of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Characteristics and method of production Drinking occasions and perfect wine and food pairings

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Lesson II

A passion for the terroir

The uniqueness, in terms of climate and soil characteristics, of the hills of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Safeguarding the health and vitality of old vines Commitment to viticulture that conserves the environment and keeps nature alive over the course of time

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Lesson III

Enjoy the experience!

How to choose a Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore Recommended storage conditions Rules for serving and ideal wine and food pairings

Glossary

Further details

The grape varieties

Prosecco Superiore is the result of a unique combination of grape varieties that have been grown for centuries in the hills of Conegliano Valdobbiadene.

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Method

Sparkling wine production in the Conegliano Valdobbiadene area originated with the experiments of Antonio Carpenè, and was then improved on at the beginning of the 20th century by the company that bears his surname, one of Italy’s first major sparkling wine firms. In the subsequent decades the method was perfected yet further at the School of Winemaking in Conegliano, with the fundamental contribution of the research of Professor Tullio de Rosa, as an evolution of the Martinotti Method, designed to enhance the perfumes that are a natural characteristic of Prosecco Superiore, which in this terroir takes on incomparable varietal character and complexity.

The soils

The soils of the Conegliano Valdobbiadene area, apart from having very ancient origins, often display quite substantial differences even within the space of a few kilometres. This variety of terrains also expresses itself in the character of the sparkling wines made from them, as you can appreciate when you savour a glass of Cartizze or uncork a bottle of Rive. Here we describe some of the principal types of soils and the notes that they confer on the wines