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The bouquet and aroma of Prosecco Superiore Follador

The aroma is a fundamental requirement of wine. Simple as that sounds, this is an extremely complex subject and detailed knowledge of aromatics requires study and preparation. Aromas can be classified into three groups: primary, the fruity nuances of vines and grapes; secondary, the aromas gained by fermentation processes; and third, the aromas imparted by processes of ageing. Distinguishing the Read More...

Spring is in the air in the hills of Conegliano Valdobbiadene

We embark on the 23rd edition of “The Spring of Prosecco Superiore” as the season begins. This is the most well known and beloved enotourism event in the Veneto region. Once again this year, people will cross the Alta Marca hills to discover the small villages that dot the slopes of the valley, surrounded by vineyards that in a few weeks will make the Conegliano Valdobbiadene verdant. The Read More...

Veneto: a unique experience

While there are numerous websites that deal with the promotion of tourism in the Veneto region, there is finally an official page dedicated to the Territory of Conegliano Valdobbiadene. A new web site called “Veneto Secrets” is described as being dedicated to “experiential tourism" Within the fascinating region of the Veneto. Commentators, bloggers, and travelers comment on what they see Read More...

Prosecco’s success and correcting mixed messages

Success, in any sector or context will involve reactions and effects. There will be admiration, but there is also the proliferation of incorrect information. The same inevitably had to happen with the boom of Prosecco, a phenomenon that has brought Italian wine into vogue in many foreign markets where our oenological products had previously suffered from an accentuated decline in demand. At Read More...

It’s time to Toast Carnivale with Follador

Soon the squares and streets of Venice will be filled with the colorful costumed masses that anually come from around the globe to celebrate Carnival, which this year will start earlier than usual on January 27th. As always, the most important events take place on Thursday and especially on Fat Tuesday, February 13th. The following day, with Ash Wednesday, the party officially closes and gives Read More...

Prosecco is celebrated in an Italian film

The magnificent views of the Conegliano Valdobbiadene and the villages which dot the hills that make up our terroir serve as the protagonists of the film "As Long as There is Prosecco There is Hope," a film directed by Antonio Padovan based on a novel by the Venetian writer Fulvio Ervas. In recent years, Prosecco has been a rising star, winning awards and being included in celebrations Read More...

Follador’s commitment to environmental sustainability

The link between environmental protection and the wellbeing of everyone are undeniably closely linked.For this reason, updating of the Viticulture Protocol for 2017 calls for rapidly and widely integrated processes to save energy for sustainable production in the territory of the Conegliano Valdobbiadene DOCG. For a long time, Follador has adhered to this model of development, engaging in Read More...

Prosecco Spring 2017

The 22nd annual Spring of Prosecco Superiore is in full swing through June. This lively schedule of events attracts more than 300,000 tourists from Italy and abroad to the Conegliano Valdobbiadene. Started in 1996, this event brings together all the entities involved in the development and promotion of the area: the Prosecco DOCG Road, Conservation Consortium of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Read More...

May, the month of true rebirth

On the vineyard calendar, ancient traditions coexist with modern methods, particularly when it comes to the core of winemaking: the thoughtful care and maintenance of the vines themselves. In April we tended to the soils so that the vines would wake up. In May, those vines have begun to show signs of rebirth as green buds appear along their branches. The small sprouts begin to grow and within Read More...

In March, the “tears” of vine announces spring

By the end of March the vineyard pruning is finished. Now it is time to aerate the soil to prepare for the imminent arrival of spring. Before long, the branches of the seemingly dry vines will show their first buds, which will turn into sprouts and finally vines, leaves, and grapes. This cycle is repeated every year, unchanged, although sometimes earlier or later due to the finicky nature of Read More...
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