Prosecco producers out in force at Vinexpo
Italy’s Consorzio di Tutela della DOC Prosecco is attending Vinexpo Bordeaux 2019, which it describes as the most important wine and spirits exhibition in France. In 2018, according to the Consortium, the market registered an increase of 12.4% in Prosecco DOC exports.
Supported by the marketing themes sustainability, culture and sport, visitors and guests will have the chance to taste the best Prosecco Doc. Ten Prosecco DOC producers will serve their products at tasting desks, namely: Antonio Facchin e Figli, Borgo Molino, Ca’ Di Rajo, De Stefani, Enoitalia, La Jara, La Marca, Le Rughe, Masottina and Paladin).
The consortium says that this group is just one small selection of the Prosecco success story. Around 11,110 companies cultivate 24,450ha of vineyards across two Italian regions, Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia. This area is also famous for its cultural and gastronomy and boasts exquisite vineyards, woods, meadows and charming towns.
In terms of numbers, 464 million Prosecco Doc bottles were produced in 2018, (+5.6% compared with 2017). Europe accounts for 72% of consumption, North America 22% and Asia approximately 4%. Key growth market in 2018 include France, Belgium and Sweden.
Hall 1 / Stand DE85