Who does not love Prosecco? The sparkling, dry wine has gained a lot of fans recently. Many of them in Prague and they’re throwing a Proseccofest, where you can try all different variations of it. With pairings, of course!
You can enjoy a glass of sparkling prosecco in the elegant surrounds of Villa Richter at Prague Castle. Thirteen Italian winemakers will be on hand to open the inaugural outing of this festival, sure to be on of the Czech capital’s most scenic.
During the feast, you can pair it with prosciutto, melons, cheese, olives and Italian gelato.
Prosecco is made from Glera grapes, formerly known also as Prosecco, but other grape varieties may be included. The following varieties are traditionally used with Glera up to a maximum of 15% of the total: Verdiso, Bianchetta Trevigiana, Perera, Glera lunga, Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio and Pinot Noir.
The name is derived from that of the Italian village of Prosecco near Trieste, where the grape and wine originated. Prosecco is the main ingredient of the Bellini cocktail and it is also a key ingredient of spritz, a cocktail popular in northern Italy.
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