Technically speaking, Prosecco is a sparkling wine that originates from the Valdobbiadene region in Veneto, Italy (although it’s also made in other parts of Italy including Friuli-Venezia Giulia). The wine is made with Prosecco grapes (aka Glera) and made into wine via the Charmat sparkling method, which gives wines approximately 3 atmospheres of pressure. This means Prosecco’s bubbles typically last longer than beer (which has approximately 1.5 atmospheres of pressure) and not usually as long as Champagne (5-6 atmospheres of pressure).

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