Well, I must admit that I have had this conversation and subsequent disappointment in many bars throughout Italy. Outside of the Veneto, when you ask for Prosecco, there is a 50/50 chance that you will be served a glass of a local sparkling wine made from a regional grape variety. The word, prosecco is often used to mean a sparkling wine.
Zucchetto, of course. As we now live in Italy and no longer import wines to the US, Carlo has found a new importer in Chigazola Merchants. What distinguishes Carlo's proseccos from others is his obsession with reducing the sugar content which results in a dryer wine. Learn more about the Zucchetto winery at www.zucchetto.com.
Ruggieri Giustino B. Giustino B is a Superiore Prosecco produced by Ruggieri, one of the larger producers in Valdobbiadene. Giustino B is consistently a winner of accolades, including the prestigious 3 bicchieri award from Gambero Rosso four years in a row. www.ruggieri.it