The sparkling wine of the moment and seen as the best alternative to Champagne, Prosecco is fresh, fruity and floral flavours and great value means more and more wine lovers are enjoying this famous Italian sparkling wine.

Richard Baudains, Regional Chair for Veneto at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA), uncovers Italy’s top Prosecco producers who are focussing less on supper-affordable prices and more on quality and character that can be achieved with care in the vineyard and in the cellar. There is a reason this fantastic style has rocked to becoming Italy’s best selling wine and has been on the radar for a number of years, here is a question and answer session on Prosecco with Richard from 2001.

Here is his list of the top 10 Proseccos pulled from a recent tasting.