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  • proper n. a variety of white grape grown in the Veneto region of Italy
  • proper n. a dry, slightly sparkling Italian white wine made from that grape


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  • Even the cheese was living it up: along with a nutty 3-year provolone, ciambella all'aglio, and 2 kinds of salumi, we also got ubriaco al prosecco -- a cow's milk cheese that's bathed as it ages in all the grape stuff that's left over from making Prosecco -- all sitting happily on a slab of chalkboard marked with their names.

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  • Tangerine-Orange-Ginger Ice in Prosecco sparkling wine with a dash of Canton Ginger Liqueur

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  • Prosecco is an Italian sparkling wine, similar to champagne.

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  • And, since last August, control has tightened - the name Prosecco can only be applied to grapes grown in the north-east Veneto region of Italy - so quality should now be more consistent.

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  • Here, a Kir Yvette is made with fresh lemon juice, kir and Prosecco, which is an Italian white wine.

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  • Corriere della Sera says Italy has approved rules for labelling Prosecco, putting the sparkling wine on a growing list of protected delicacies to shield their markets from imitations.

  • The Prosecco is another example of Brown Brothers innovation and experimentation as we bring more and more styles of wine to our portfolio.


  • The wines, including an Italian sparkling wine called Prosecco, were selected by Delta's wine expert Andrea Robinson, who lives in California's Napa Valley. rss feed

  • I finished the day with some rounds in the Grand Tasting tent, which included the discovery of one of the better Proseccos I have ever tasted (though, if you asked someone from the Prosecco region of the Veneto, they'd be miffed that this wine is referred to as Prosecco, since they're trying to restrict use of that name to wines made in their region, despite the word being the proper name for the grape variety):

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  • It might seem ritzy but I always keep a bottle of Champagne—or Prosecco which is cheaper but also really festive—in the refrigerator.

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