Consorzio Tutela Vini Soave e Recioto di Soave

  • CONSORZIO TUTELA VINI SOAVE E RECIOTO DI SOAVE
  • Vicolo Mattielli, 11 37038 – Soave (VR)

The protection Consortium was established in 1970 in Soave, in the province of Verona, with the name Consorzio Tutela Vini Soave e Recioto di Soave. It gathers most of the production and includes a significant participation of the professional categories interested in the winemaking and marketing of the DOCGs and DOCs of the area: Soave DOC, Soave Superiore DOCG and Recioto di Soave DOCG.

The Consortium’s main objective is to protect, defend and promote viticulture in this area, in order to increase knowledge, spread awareness and favour enhancement of its excellences.

The Consortium represents over 2,500 farms and, with the collaboration of universities and research institutes, it constantly promotes research and initiatives aimed at improving wine-growing techniques and wine production, enhancing knowledge of the soil and of biotypes, ensuring the protection of biodiversity and increasing the ability to face the challenges of climate change.

 

Denominations

Milestone

1931
Soave is the first Italian wine to be recognized as «typical and fine»
1988
Soave becomes the first Docg in Veneto
2016
Soave is the first landscape of historical interest recognized by the National Observatory of Rural Landscape
2018
Soave is the first wine system of «worldwide importance» according to the FAO.
2019
The Wine Committee of the Ministry of Agriculture approves the implementation of the Unità Geografiche Aggiuntive (UGAs), which officially defines the 33 Soave crus.
1931
1988
2016
2018
2019

7.000 Ettari

Hectares of vineyards

2.500 

Associated producers

48 milioni 

Bottles produced / year

85%

Export

65

Countries worldwide

Garganega 

Is the main grape variety of the denomination