From Jul, 2019

La Gioiosa used for Masters of Wine study program

It’s official! La Gioiosa Prosecco was one of the wines used by the Institute of Masters of Wine 2018-2019 study program. “The wines,” writes the editors of the institute’s blog, “were shown throughout the academic year at residential seminars in Adelaide (Australia), Napa and Washington State (USA), Rust (Austria), Bordeaux (France) and Berkshire (UK) and…

Prosecco and seafood: A match made in HEAVEN!

There’s an old saying in the food and wine trade: If it grows with it, it goes with it. In other words, if the people who grow the grapes and make the wine like to pair their wine with a certain local dish, it’s probably because they go really well together. In Venice, where Prosecco…

La Gioiosa OFFICIAL sparkling wine at MotoGP Grand Prix!

We are thrilled to share the news that La Gioiosa Prosecco has been named the official wine of the Moto GP British Grand Prix, August 23-25 in Silverstone! On August 25, the winning rider will celebrate with La Gioiosa Prosecco DOC in the winner’s circle. Stay tuned for updates and useful links in the days…

Italy “world’s best wine country” according to recent survey

Above: The hills of Valdobbiadene where Prosecco is produced. According to the results of a consumer survey published by the popular wine trade magazine Drinks Business this week, Italy is the “best wine country” in the world. “Italy has been ranked as the best country in the world for wine lovers,” report the editors, “beating…

Your Spritz is only as good as your Prosecco

The spritz has been a favourite of the Venetians for decades. And with meteoric speed, the spritz has become one of the most popular cocktails in the UK. A lot of people tend to reach for the cheapest Prosecco they can find when making this excellent summer cocktail. But we really believe that you’ll taste…

Wine Spectator features La Gioiosa owner

Earlier this week, Wine Spectator senior editor Alison Napjus reached out to La Gioiosa owner Giancarlo Moretti Polegato (above) for his reaction to the news that the hills of Prosecco di Conegliano e Valdobbiadene had been officially named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO (announced over the weekend). Here’s what he told her: “It’s a…

Prosecco DOCG named UNESCO World Heritage Site

Above: A photograph taken in the hills of Prosecco di Conegliano e Valdobbiadene during the 2018 harvest (via the Villa Sandi Facebook). In a tweet posted early Sunday morning (EST), UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) announced that the hills of Prosecco di Conegliano e Valdobbiadene have been officially “inscribed on” the…

Why “minis” matter (Rosea now available at Booths)

We are pleased to share the news that mini bottles (20cl) of La Gioiosa Rosea are now available at Booths, a top UK retailer of fine wines (named “Decanter’s UK Supermarket of the Year 2017”)! Minis matter: These beautiful little 20cl bottles of bubbly contain two glasses of wine, the perfect amount to share with…