Vineyards, winecellars, wine tasting and tours from Vittorio Veneto
Quotes about wine
«Wine is the most civilized thing in the world.» (Ernest Hemingway) – Wine is bottled poetry.(Robert Louis Stevenson) – Wine is the intellectual part of the meal. (Renault) – Life is too short to drink bad wine. ( Lessing) – A sweetheart is a bottle of wine, a wife is a wine bottle. (Ch. Baudelaire) – Even more importantly, it's wine, food and the arts. Incorporating those three enhances the quality of life.(Robert Mondavi) – If God forbade drinking, would He have made wine so good? (Cardinal Richelieu)
White wine road, from Vittorio Veneto to Valdobbiadene. White wine Prosecco Cartizze sparkling , so called «bollicine».
The road starts from Conegliano, but you can starts also from Vittorio Veneto; drive to Corbanese, le Mire, San Pietro di Feletto and Refrontolo; you are on the right road in direction of Valdobbiadene.
You cross the hills of one area of the most famous and important of Italy for the wine.
You will sink into the strip of land that are Cartizze hills, just outside Valdobbiadene, the true heart of the heart of wine culture, where « everything is vineyard».
The « road of Prosecco» is the first example of signaling Italian food and wine tourism, road route connecting the most interesting, pleasant and significant places in the wine culture, history and culture.
The road of Prosecco dates back to 1966. Its 35 km are a succession of landscapes, horizons, vineyards, history, art, emotions that leave amazed at every turn.
Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG : The culture of the whole district can be identified with the Conegliano-Valdobbiadene Prosecco DOC. Its origins are lost in time, but have indelibly marked the appearance, flavour and life of these lands.
The DOC production zone lies in the foothills between Valdobbiadene and Conegliano: 15 municipalities and about 10,750 acres of vineyards.
Thanks to its outstanding quality, Prosecco suits the taste of our modern consumer. Its versatility, fruity lightness and youth satisfy the most diverse palates.
Available in three different types - still, slightly effervescent and sparkling - it can be drunk throughout a meal, but is especially popular with fish hors d'oeuvres, risottos and, in the bollicine (bubbles) version, as an aperitif or festive wine. (Dal Consorzio a Tutela del Prosecco)
Wine roads, from Vittorio Veneto to the district of river Piave; and in the near Friuli too.
The best Piave red wines are: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Nero, Raboso
It is a complex of three roads beside both the banks right and left of the river Piave. These roads touch many municipalities of the centre of the province of Treviso: from Oderzo to Roncade, from Roncade to Cimadolmo, from Cimadolmo a Oderzo. This district is mostly flat and dedicated to various cultivations and to the production of red wine. Some antique residences of Venetian nobles are converted into wine cellars and farms.
Colvendrà, a winery rooted in the tradition of the great-grandfathers
A winery run entirely familiar. Four young brothers, with their wives, guide the company, founded by their great-grandfather, with passion and respect for the environment. Even today, the vineyards are alternated with hedgerows, meadows and groves, and the hills of Colvendrá vineyards draw a very beautiful natural setting. The Colvendrà wines are mainly Prosecco worked in different ways: sparkling, semi-sparkling, raisin and reserve, still wines; but also an appreciable red wine, a Cabernet Sauvignon of 13.5º.