Franciacorta is the first major Italian wine territory to kick off the 2022 grape harvest

Aug 03, 2022 163

The first, sporadic bunches of grapes have already been harvested in Sicily. However, the first major Italian wine territory, Franciacorta, the land of the Italian classic method sparkling wine, has just begun its 2022 grape harvest. “Franciacorta has kicked off its grape harvest on August 1st.

In some areas, for instance, south of Monte Orfano, a few bunches of grapes were harvested over the weekend, but now we have begun harvesting Chardonnay, Pinot Nero and Pinot Bianco also in the rest of the appellation, and we will continue over the next few weeks, depending on the area”, explained a note from the Consortium, led by Silvano Brescianini. 

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