The best wine for your toasts: Trentodoc

Add some fizz to your holidays with Trentodoc sparkling wine

The prize-winning metodo classico sparkling wine is the toast of Trentino

We’ve been making wine in Trentino since 3000BC. But it was only in the 19th century that we started to produce bottles that fizzed. Now, Trentodoc is one of the leading marques of metodo classico sparkling wine in Europe, and its fame is spreading quickly. You’d be nuts not to try at least one glass on your next visit.

It was Giulio Ferrari who started the revolution. An oenologist at the San Michele all’Adige Agrarian Institute, he realized on a visit to Champagne in France in 1903 that growing conditions there were remarkably similar to those in the Trentino, back home. So, on his return he set to work making his own sparkling wine, using the method champenoise. It’s a laborious process involving secondary fermentation in the bottle, and an endless attention to detail. But it’s worth every ounce of effort. It’s what gives the best sparkling wines their soft but insistent fizz.


Ferrari is “Sparkling Wine Producer of the Year” 2019

A memorable achievement, with more Gold Medals won than ever before at this competition: Ferrari Trento is once again “Sparkling Wine Producer of the Year” at The Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships. For the first time since the championships began, Italy has overtaken France by number of medals. The Trentino Winery has received as many as 15 Gold Medals for its Trentodoc, including Ferrari Brut and Ferrari Maximum, excelling on the Maison de Champagne Louis Roederer for the nomination to the most prestigious trophy, the title of “Producer of the Year”. 

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Ferrari was right. Trentino is a fabulous place to make spumante – and in recognition of the high standards of the region’s winemakers, and the unusual depth of flavour their wines exhibit, Trento achieved D.O.C status in 1993. It was the first sparkling wine to do so after Champagne. Now 45 sparkling wine producers are members of the Istituto Trento Doc, which promotes the collective trademark
Published on 16/10/2019