Italy’s Prosecco hills added to UNESCO World Heritage list

Italy’s Prosecco hills northeast of Venice cultivated for centuries added to the World Heritage list by the UN cultural Organization.
The grapes produce the famous prosecco sparkling wine are grown.
The landscape is characterized by hogback hills, ciglioni and small plots of vines on narrow grassy terraces, forests, small villages and farmland.
The region became Italy’s 55th World Heritage site.
The prosecco sparkling white has the highest classification available to Italian wine.
It is produced in a territory spread over nine provinces in Italy’s northeast.
The sales of the wine rose six per cent in 2018 to 460 million bottles
Around 75 percent were exported.
The eight buildings designed by US architect Frank Lloyd Wright includes the Guggenheim Museum in New York.

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Prime Minister: Giuseppe Conte

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