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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...

Again in 2017, the National Gallery toasts with Follador

  The National Gallery in London 2017 will toast it’s first Italian artists exhibit of the year, “Michaelangelo and Sebastian” on March 15th. The exhibit is dedicated to the cooperation and friendship between the two famous painters of the sixteenth century and will be open until June 25th. We are proud to report that Follador continues its collaboration with the National Gallery Read More...

The Carnival of Venice, the Doges, and Follador

From February 11th till the 28th, the squares and the streets of Venice will be animated by the beautiful masks, vibrant colors and the bright lights of the annual celebration of Carnival. Every year this event attracts thousands of people to the lagoon city. Visitors are driven by the search for poetry, romance or fun. The whole city catches the festive spirit, with street performers and Read More...

February, the month of refinement in the cellar

If we are loyal to the calendar, February is still a winter month. Still, after the long cold months of December and January, we are all eagerly waiting for the spring awakening, and we are surprised to already be seeing early signs. The vineyards, recently trimmed back during the winter pruning, are still bare, but work continues at the winery, with the fermentation and aging of wines Read More...

January, it’s time for winter pruning

During the whole of 2017, each month we will tell you what’s happening in our vineyards and in the winery. We start now with winter pruning, which is the important work that takes place in the cold days of January. After the harvest, the warm autumn hues of the grapevine leaves create breathtaking views that can be viewed along the Prosecco road of the Conegliano Valdobbiadene. But it's a Read More...

15ᵃ Biennal Architecture: the protection of land

You still have time to check out the 15th International Exhibition of Architecture at the Arsenale Gardens in Venice. There pavilions and events planned throughout the lagoon city until Sunday, November 27, 2016. This year’s title is: "Reporting from the front," a challenging subject which aims to show how wise and forward-looking architecture can improve people’s lives, especially when Read More...

Celebrating the first 50 years of the “Strada del Prosecco Superiore”

Back in 1966, the region Conegliano Valdobbiadene of decided to celebrate its great wine heritage with the designation of a route through the main local winemaking sites. The project was completed in 2003, and has taken the shape as we know it today. It’s been a half a century since this project started, and since then DOCG Prosecco has stepped up to lead Italian wine exports, and as a Read More...

The Venice Film Festival will take place during harvest 2016

From August 31 to September 10, 2016, the Lido will again host the Venice International Film Festival, organized by La Biennale and now in its 73rd edition. It’s the oldest film festival in the world: the first edition it was held between 6 and 21 August 1932. Each year the festival ends with the awarding of several prizes, the main one being the coveted Golden Lion, which takes its name from Read More...