A walk-around wine tasting, mini-cultural courses and food shows. On 18th May, from 10am to 10 pm, Conegliano celebrates his world-famous gem: the Prosecco Superione.
Looking for a sparkling weekend? A day trip to the Conegliano and Valdobbiadene region
, just few kilometers from Venice
, can be the perfect decision for next Saturday. Every year, at the third weekend of May, the area of Conegliano celebrates his world’s most popular D.O.C.G. sparkling wine (Prosecco)
with a special event: Vino in Villa
Vino in Villa
is an opportunity to get to know Prosecco Superiore
in its natural habitat, meet the producers, taste the several wine labels (about 300) as well as other typical products of the area in the Gastronomic Garden
. All that in an enchanting setting, the beautiful XIII century castle of San Salvatore
in the small village of Susegana
surrounded by hills covered in hand-crafted vineyards, a fascinating landscape that is a candidate to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Beyond the walk-around tasting, the Consortium’s Permanent Viticultural Workshop also organises three mini-cultural courses
of tutored wine tasting (at. 1.30, 3 and 6pm) with teachers from the Conegliano Valdobbiadene Academy
, which can be booked on that day. And for the first time the event will host the contest for the best sommelier of the Veneto Region.
This year the event propose to visitors more opportunities to discover this famous region. Among these is the exhibition entitled “Un Cinquecento Inquieto
” at Palazzo Sarcinelli in Conegliano with works of art from XVI century of the area.
For the occasion, during the month of May the area’s top restaurants offer the Conegliano Valdobbiadene Menus
combining the sparkling wine with the delicious local cuisine and seasonal seasonal ingredients such as asparagus, nettles, morlacco cheese and wild herbs.
For more information visit the official website
Event opening hours:
10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Entrance fee: € 15 - Deposit for your Riedel glass: € 5
Reduced entrance fee for members of the trade: € 10
Reduced entrance fee for those who book online: € 10