The Minister of agricultural food and forestry policies Zaia was in the Palazzo della Gran Guardia of Verona for the opening of the Novello season.
“I am happy to symbolically open the first bottle of Novello here in Veneto while there is the opening of Fiera Cavalli. The Novello production in this territory is particularly important, both for its quality and quantity”.
This declared the Minister of agricultural food and forestry policies Luca Zaia announcing his presence, tomorrow at 18,30, in the Palazzo della Gran Guardia of Verona for the opening of the Novello season as part of the event “Anteprima Novello”.
Veneto is the first Italian region for the production of Novello, with 3 million bottles in 2008. It is followed by Trentino, with 1,2 Mln, Tuscany with 933 thousand bottles, Sardinia with 882 thousand bottles, Emilia Romagna with 732 thousand bottles, Puglia with 456 thousands and Friuli Venezia Giulia 447 thousands. Only Emilia Romagna (+37%), Abruzzo (+15%) and Piemonte (+2%) show an increase of the production in 2009.
Source: Agricoltura italiana on line