Most people know about Champagne, Cava and Prosecco, but have you ever heard of Franciacorta? Located in the province of Brescia in northern Italy, Franciacorta is to Italy what Champagne is to France.
After having spent time in the region, I can attest that this place and this wine (the name Franciacorta refers to both) are, in some ways, hidden gems and most definitely underrated. It’s not as well known as its Italian cousin, Prosecco, but it should be. Fortunately, the region is working on its expansion, so I have a feeling the world will know Franciacorta soon.
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Source : HuffingtonPost.Com