Venetian glass wine glasses and Prosecco a glass of wine have a great deal extra in common than just being complementary. Undoubtedly the glasses may be made use of to consume the red wine, however this is not all.
Historically there is proof that red wine production happened as early as the sixth millennium BC, between the Caucasus and also the Center East which the red wine culture spread in the direction of the West thanks to the Phoenicians.
The Phoenicians additionally seem to be responsible for the westward spread out of the blowpipe, which was currently utilized in the 1st Century B.C by them along the Syro-Palestinian shore, traveling through the Roman Empire to Europe.
For Venetian glass a crucial date was 1297. Venice was experiencing an outbreak of fires in the city. In order to keep the glass factories as well as shield their secret methods for developing the glass, the Doges of Venice announced that all the glass furnaces be relocated to Murano.
For Prosecco red wine an essential day was 1750, when the ancestor of the Prosecco grape range moved from the mountain area north of Trieste to Conegliano-Valdobbiadene, today’s gin heart for the Prosecco manufacturing. It appears like it was currently known throughout the Roman Realm, called Pucino after that and was made from a grape range called “glera”.
Even though Venetian glass has a much longer background than Prosecco a glass of wine, they both originate from the same region called Veneto. Families that were creating glass in the 14th century still do nowadays and families that were generating white wines in Valdobbiadene in the 16th century are amongst the most effective Prosecco producers nowadays.
The history of Venice and Conegliano-Valdobbiadene has actually always intermingled. The honorable Venetians had much of their summer season homes in capitals of Conegliano-Valdobbiadene and also have actually always been excellent appreciators of the wines there.
Today the most effective Prosecco producers have discovered a Venetian grape variety called “dordona” on the Venetian island Mazzorbo and have generated a limited edition red wine “Venissa” in Venetian glass containers with a gold label additionally made according to Venetian customs.
The trial and error which occurred as well as is happening in the glass world, thanks to bold glass blowers as well as young developers can be contrasted to what is happening in the hills of Conegliano-Valdobbiadene.