In the core of the Veneto Region, in an area stretching from Valdobbiadene to Conegliano, there is a small, hilly area where Italy’s most famous sparkling wine, the Prosecco, is produced.
Characterised by dramatic steep hills (hogback) cultivated with a system of grassy terraces (ciglioni), interrupted here and there by small parallel-running valley, the synergy between man and nature gave life to the perfect viticulture environment.
Already between the XVIII and XIX centuries, young men heading to Venice for their Grand Tour were totally conquered by the romantic views offered by this area. The “patchwork” landscape of small vineyard plots, interspersed with wooded areas and green meadows, offered the perfect place to stroll, meditate and relax. Nowadays, it is possible to follow in their footsteps and admire this wonderful and luxuriant land with special walking or biking tours that will lead you not only among the vineyards, but also to the small historical villages and little medieval towns of this area. You can even rent a gorgeous red Vespa and ride the rolling roads among vineyard, stopping to the casual osteria for a plate of simple food. Every journey in the Prosecco region is a glorious experience for all the senses: not only the beauty of the hills will fill your eyes and soul with gorgeous images, you will also please your belly with a perfect risotto matched with a fresh glass of sparkling Prosecco. Evviva!