The Prosecco hills are just one step away from UNESCO: ICOMOS is favorable, waiting for July 7th

Jun 14, 2019 242

The UN World Heritage Committee will hold their decisive meeting on July 7th in Baku, Azerbaijan, but the International Council of Monuments and Sites, the Unesco advisory body, seems to be in favor of the application of the Prosecco Hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene to become a UNESCO Heritage Cultural Landscape.

Therefore, it would seem that soon the Italian wine drunk most the world over - which exports in 2019 registered a record increase of +25%, and are predicted to reach one billion euros at the end of the year, according to Coldiretti on the basis of Istat data relating to the first two months of the year - will succeed in entering the UNESCO register, after the negative outcome of last year’s procedure.

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