The hills of Prosecco di Conegliano and Valdobbiadene are UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Italian Cuisine


The UNESCO World Assembly has recognized the beauty and importance of one of the most important Italian wine territories

"The daring descents and the ascents sang Lucio Battisti. And it is an image that adapts perfectly to the hills of Prosecco di Conegliano and Valdobbiadene, declared yesterday as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, "To be protected and protected for the uniqueness of the landscape cultural reads in the motivation.
A landscape profoundly forged by man, which for centuries has cultivated the vine on inaccessible slopes, where work is carried out exclusively by hand and costs time and effort.

The process of the candidacy, concluded yesterday with the proclamation in Baku during the meeting of the Unesco world assembly, is lasted ten years and saw the commitment of the governor of the Veneto Region Luca Zaia and of the winemakers of the denomination Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore. However, there is no wonder of this important recognition: just think that the first road of Italian wine was created in this very area in 1966: fifty kilometers long, it connects Conegliano and Valdobbiadene, passing through some of the most beautiful villages in Italy, abbeys and monuments of the first order.

The landscape of the Prosecco di Conegliano and Valdobbiadene hills is the 55th Italian site registered in the UNESCO list and the 10th in the world in the "cultural landscape" category; the only similar in Italy is that of Langhe, Roero and Monferrato.

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