Happy National Prosecco Day! In honor of this delicious and bubbly drink, we bring you 6 interesting facts about Prosecco!
1. It is only produced in specific areas of Italy
Prosecco is a trademarked wine and therefore is only produced in specific areas of northeastern Italy. It is said that the Conegliano-Valdobbiadene area produces the highest-quality Prosecco around.
2. It wasn’t always so bubbly
It wasn’t until the 19th-century when the founder of the Carpenè Malvolti winery Antonio Carpenè put the white wine through a second fermentation process that Prosecco acquired it’s now forever lasting bubbles.
3. It has fewer calories than wine!
With only 90 calories per glass, ditch the bottle of wine (125 calories a glass) and get to popping a bottle of Prosecco instead.
4. It’s good for your health?
Prosecco and other champagnes have been said to be good for your mind and heart (in moderation of course.)
5. You won’t get a nasty hangover
Stick to Prosecco all night long and you won’t wake up feeling like death! (Unless you are drinking a Prosecco that is too sweet.
6. It’s cheaper than regular champagne
Because Prosecco is cheaper to make than regular champagne, it’s also cheaper in price. Who would by champagne after this post anyway?
How are you celebrating National Prosecco Day? Let us know below in the comments.
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