Discovering Franciacorta


The sparkling wine that is Italy's hidden gem.

This article, written by Jennifer Kester, appears on Forbes. 

Why You Need To Visit Italy’s Secret Sparkling Wine Region

Italy’s answer to champagne is franciacorta, the country’s best-kept wine secret. Franciacorta—a name that refers to the territory, the production method and the vino—is a small bucolic wine region whose sloping hills overlook the shores of Lake Iseo. Sitting an hour east of Milan, it’s a popular wine-tasting getaway for Italians, but the destination hasn’t yet caught on in the United States.

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