Why do Italians love Prosecco so much?

Even though Prosecco is made exclusively in northern Italy, it is wildly popular with Italians in each of the country’s 20 regions. It’s not hard to understand why! In today’s world of wine, we tend to focus on the hyperlocal when it comes to the wines we drink and the foods we pair those wines…

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…