Prosecco at the sea: Italy’s favorite wine to pair with seafood.

As the Italian national summer holiday Ferragosto approaches, many Italians will be heading to the seaside (if they’re not already there). After all, who can blame them? Italians are surrounded by the Mediterranean and all the amazing seafood served along the Italian coastline — from Sicily to Venice, from Puglia to the Italian riviera in…

La Gioiosa Prosecco at the Food & Wine Classic Aspen.

“Man, do I love the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen… #hellyeah,” wrote Food & Wine magazine executive wine editor Ray Isle on his Instagram when all was said and done. As the masthead’s top wine writer, Ray, one of the top wine writers working in the U.S. today, leads some of the highest-profile tastings and seminars at…

Prosecco vintage notes 2021.

From La Gioiosa winemaker Stefano Gava: The vegetative cycle started a bit late this year. During budding, around April 7 and 8, there was frost and temperatures that reached -4° C. During the flowering and fruit set, the temperatures continued to stay very low, with plentiful rainfall. During the months of June and July, the temperature…

Why Prosecco is the best wine for Thanksgiving.

Halloween is almost here. And that means that Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Every year, our friends and colleagues in the U.S. ask us the same question: What’s the best wine for Thanksgiving? Our answer? Prosecco, of course! But it’s not just because we love the Prosecco that we make in the hills of…

A top U.S. wine writer’s tasting notes for La Gioiosa Prosecco Rosé.

We couldn’t be more thrilled that leading U.S. wine writer Meg Maker published the following tasting notes for the La Gioiosa Prosecco Rosé on her popular site, Terroir Review: “Spring-pink and fragrant of strawberries, rhubarb, kiwi, and lime peel. Its body is animated by tiniest bubbles that relax into languid, persistent chains, and its flavors…

La Gioiosa is Italy’s most popular Prosecco DOC Rosé

According to data published late last month by the Italian wine industry’s leading trade observer, IRI, La Gioiosa Prosecco DOC Rosé is the category’s top seller. The survey covers Italy’s retail sales of Prosecco Rosé from November 2020 through March 2021, a five-month period following the Prosecco Consortium’s green light for the category last year (the wines were…