Last December 15th, on the occasion of the presentation of the Annual Report of the “Centro Studi per il distretto Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore”, -which crowns the Prosecco sparkling wine as the most beloved by Italians – , some of the leading international wine production techniques were compared on making viticulture in harmony with the environment.
Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore is the sparkling wine DOCG which is the most beloved by Italians. This can be seen by the high consumption, even last year. On the occasion of the event, Prosecco producers met with colleagues from the Champagne and was also compared with the entire national wine production and the most interesting examples beyond.
The meeting was focused on environmental sustainability, certainly a topic of great relevance for the entire winemaking industry. Innocente Nardi president of the Consortium argued: “Once again, the study confirms the Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG sparkling wine is the most loved by Italians . Despite the favorable market, we are aware that there is still much to do. The challenges for the future and among these, the commitment to an increasingly environmentally sustainable viticulture, are the first imperative. With this meeting we want to create a dialogue with other international wine in order to compare projects and results “.
During the meeting, new experimental projects carried out by the Consortium were anticipated. They are dedicated to reducing the environmental impact. An interesting investigation carried out by the Centro Studi was presented. Vasco Boatto, project manager, explained in fact the results of research carried out between companies of the denomination.
Dominique Moncomble, Director of Technical Services of the Interprofessional Committee of Champagne Wine presented instead the commitment in this direction by the world’s most famous sparkling wine producers.
Eugenio Pomarici, professor at the Federico II University of Naples , explained the world’s most interesting examples, from California to New Zealand via South Africa.
Francesco Iacono finally brought the experience as head of one of the most interesting Italian wine, Arcipelago Muratori, describing significant initiatives at national level in the field of sustainability: Tergeo, promoted by the Italian Wine Union. Thanks to these important testimonies, the meeting was one of the most qualified and dedicated to the theme of organized winemaking throughout the country.