The large region of Veneto, covering most of the northeastern corner of Italy, produces several of very popular styles of wine, including the internationally famous Prosecco.
The climate in Veneto varies by sub-region, but is generally with temperate, with higher levels of rainfall, than other Italian wine regions. White wines predominate, and red wines are often lighter and softer, like the blends of Bardolino and Valpolicella, though this is not universally true.
The site of Italy’s first school of wine and oenology, Veneto also gave the world Prosecco, a sparkling wine made from the Glera grape. The tank-fermented wine is a universally popular drink, meant to be consumed young and fresh, while its fruity flavors are most enjoyable.