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Italy’s Prosecco Hills Proclaimed UNESCO World Heritage Site

By August 24, 2019Top News

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Assembly officially declared the Prosecco Hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene the 55th Italian World Heritage Site in July. The declaration was made at the 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee in Baku, Azerbaijan. Innocente Nardi, President of the Consortium for the Protection of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco DOCG, expressed “our profound satisfaction and immense joy at the declaration of the Prosecco Hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene as a World Heritage Site. The objective of the UNESCO honor involves the sustainable development of the registered area, which will be made possible thanks to a management plan drawn up in agreement between all relevant private and public institutions within the region.” The Hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene is the 10th site in the world to be registered under the category of “cultural landscape.”




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