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Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Docg: Franco Adami new president of the Consortium

The Board of Directors of the Protection Consortium of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Docg met on 29 May and unanimously elected Franco Adami new President for the next three-year period 2024-2026. The prestigious role of leading one of the most dynamic Italian wine consortia returns to Franco Adami. At the helm of one of the companies considered excellent in the area, he boasts deep local roots and a solid knowledge of the Italian and international wine system.

The return of Franco Adami at the helm of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Docg: he is the new president of the Protection Consortium

Franco Adami, owner of the Adami winery, a well-known family-run company, has already been President of the Protection Consortium from 2002 to 2011.

“I am deeply honored and happy to have been elected President of the Consortium for the Protection of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Docg. This role represents for me an enormous responsibility and a unique opportunity to contribute to the valorisation of our territory and our Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore Docg I sincerely thank all the members of the Consortium for the trust placed in me. I will work with dedication and passion to support and promote our Denomination, strengthen the collaboration between our producers and protect our Rive a prosperous future for our Consortium”, declares Franco Adami, newly elected President of the Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Docg Protection Consortium.

The Vice Presidents will be elected at a future Board of Directors.

The Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Docg Protection Consortium is the private body, founded in 1962, which guarantees and controls compliance with the production specifications of Prosecco Superiore Docg. The sparkling wine produced on the hills between Conegliano and Valdobbiadene (Treviso) obtained the Controlled Designation of Origin in 1969 and the Controlled and Guaranteed Designation of Origin in 2009. The production area includes 15 municipalities: Conegliano, San Vendemiano, Colle Umberto, Vittorio Veneto , Tarzo, Cison di Valmarino, San Pietro di Feletto, Refrontolo, Susegana, Pieve di Soligo, Farra di Soligo, Follina, Miane, Vidor and Valdobbiadene. The Consortium is based in Solighetto in Pieve di Soligo and brings together 209 sparkling wine houses, 439 winemakers and 3,300 families of winemakers involved in the production of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore. It operates mainly in three areas: the protection and promotion of the product, in Italy and abroad, where it promotes awareness of it through training activities, organization of events and relations with the press. Finally, it provides technical assistance to consortium members, from the vineyard to the cellar.

The return of Franco Adami at the helm of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Docg: he is the new president of the Protection Consortium.