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24 March 2017

With Superiore it is always Springtime

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It is almost time once again for one of the most famous wine festivals in the Veneto region: from 18 March to 11 June the hills of Conegliano Valdobbiadene DOCG will be the focus of the event “Primavera del Prosecco Superiore“. For the last 22 years this oenological tourist attraction has successfully welcomed and entertained […]

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15 March 2017

A Sip of Something Traditional

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by Marina Grasso \ pictures by Francisco Marques You could use the French, “sur lie” (“on the lees”) to describe it, or a more modern expression would be “re-fermented in the bottle.” But in the hills of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Docg, it is traditionally known as “vin col fondo” (“wine with sediment”), where “sediment” stands for […]

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24 November 2016

The Wool Route

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Tradition has it that the monks from the Abbey of Santa Maria in Follina brought wool production to the area. However it seems that the manufacture of simple, durable and waterproof woollen cloths began here before the monks arrived. What is sure is that they developed the tradition for follatura (fulling or tucking – from […]

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25 October 2016

(IT) Tortelloni al morlacco e mais biancoperla

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11 October 2016

The route of the Sundial

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Precious sentinels of time. But also authentic masterpieces of scientific archeology, which combine tradition, art and modernity. These are sundials, so-called because their measurements are based on the position of the sun. They are the oldest time measuring instrument, and were used in ancient Egypt more than 4000 years ago. They are also very precise, […]

15 September 2016

Along the hills of Tenade

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Our itinerary starts from the monument dedicated “to all Workers of the World” heading along via San Rocco to the junction with Via Col Zanin where a capital can be seen built into the façade of a building. Heading north, we follow a paved road and after 400 m we enter the small hamlet of […]

19 July 2016

The path which traverses history

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The succession of hills that rise and fall between Soligo and Col San Martino have been dubbed Small Mountains. They represent the ideal terroir for the vines that climb on their vertiginous slopes but also the right environment to enjoy hiking or mountain biking, offering as they do a unique view from the top of […]

14 July 2016

Castles in the Conegliano Valdobbiadene area

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Any tour of the area’s castles must surely start in Susegana, the “City of Two Castles”. The town is dominated by the Castello di San Salvatore built in the 13th Century and which became one of the largest in Italy. It is today and has always been home to the Collalto family, who resisted the […]

The Superiore School

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If Prosecco Superiore has become a model to be emulated in the winemaking world, then surely much of the credit must go to the close ties this wine has with its territory. One of the closer and most fruitful of these is that with the world of research and innovation. On July 9th 1876, just […]