National Prosecco Day

National Prosecco Day Quick Facts

2024 Date13 August 2024
2025 Date13 August 2025

National Prosecco Day

National Prosecco Day celebrates the renowned Italian sparkling wine. Originating from the Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia regions in Northern Italy, Prosecco is known for its light, refreshing taste and affordability. Made primarily with Glera grapes, the white sparkling wine has seen a rise in popularity over the years and is considered a staple for various special occasions, from weddings to casual gatherings with friends.

In the United Kingdom, Prosecco has experienced significant growth in popularity, overtaking Champagne as the nation's preferred choice of sparkling wine. This rising trend can be attributed to its versatility and suitability for various dishes, as well as its accommodating price point compared to other sparkling wines. The Prosecco industry in the UK sees a continually growing interest and appreciation of the prosecco varieties, such as the traditional Brut and Extra Dry, to the more recent Prosecco Rosé.

National Prosecco Day is observed in the United Kingdom by wine enthusiasts and casual drinkers alike, who come together to the effervescent taste of this Italian beverage. The day is marked by wine-tasting events, special offers from local restaurants and bars, themed dinners, and simple gatherings among friends and family to raise a glass. National Prosecco Day occuring annually on August 13th, presenting the perfect opportunity for people in the UK to immerse themselves in the world of Prosecco and discover their favourite variety.

National Prosecco Day Facts

  • The primary grape used in the production of Prosecco is Glera, which makes up to 85% or more of the wine's composition.
  • Prosecco is meant to be enjoyed young and fresh. It is typically best consumed within 1-3 years of its vintage.

National Prosecco Day Top Events and Things to Do

  • Enjoy a glass of chilled Prosecco with stunning views of the city skyline or countryside from one of the UK's rooftop bars or terrace lounges.
  • Treat yourself to a relaxing Prosecco-inspired spa treatment. Some spas offer Prosecco-infused facials, massages, and baths to enhance your relaxation and rejuvenation experience.
  • Grab a bottle of Prosecco and head to one of the UK's beautiful parks or gardens. Find a cozy spot, set up a picnic blanket, and enjoy your favorite sparkling wine along with some delicious snacks.
  • Visit a rooftop bar and enjoy a glass of prosecco while taking in the view.
  • Visit a local wine bar or restaurant that has a special prosecco menu.
  • Pop a bottle of prosecco and celebrate at home with friends and family.

National Prosecco Day References and Related Sites Premier Estates The Origins Of Prosecco

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