DOCG area for sparkling wines (Spumante), sparkling wines (Frizzante) and still wines (Tranquillo) in the Italian region of Veneto. The former DOC area was highly qualified in 2009. The former IGT area Prosecco was classified as DOC area in this context. Alternatively, the designations Conegliano Prosecco or Valdobbiadene Prosecco are also permitted on the label, which is also mostly used by producers from the two municipalities due to local pride. Incidentally, the entire Prosecco area was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2019 in the category "Cultural Landscape".
The zone covers the hill area between Conegliano and Valdobbiadene with 4,500 hectares of vines in 15 municipalities. These are Cison di Valmarino, Colle Umberto, Conegliano, Farra di Soligo, Follina, Miane, Pieve di Soligo, Refrontolo, San Pietro di Feletto, San Vendemiano, Susegana, Tarzo, Valdobbiadene, Vidor and Vittorio Veneto in the province of Treviso. The Cartizze area is a south-facing site in the municipality of Valdobbiadene. It covers 107 hectares of vineyards in a purely southern exposure, distributed over the municipal districts of Saccol, San Pietro di Barbozza and Santo Stefano in the municipality of Valdobbiadene. This area is considered the best in terms of quality. For these wines, the designations Conegliano Valdobbiadene Superiore di Cartizze or Valdobbiadene Superiore di Cartizze can also be used.
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