the wine
Franciacorta

the land
Franciacorta

Economic Observatory

Franciacorta has undertaken a specific studies and research to be able to develop strategies in keeping with the demands of its consumers, with product quality as its main objective. The Franciacorta Economic Observatory, the first and only tool for collecting and analysing reliable data in the Italian wine industry, is the most obvious example of this. The Consortium also promotes many projects with universities, such as Cermes - Bocconi, and local authorities and associations for the protection of the environment.

Over the past 50 years Franciacorta has reached an excellent level of recognition and exceptional growth in Italian and international markets.

Franciacorta in figures

5 March 1990

Birth of the Franciacorta Consortium (29 producers)

1995

DOCG status granted

121

member wineries

19

The municipalities that make up Franciacorta (including the municipality of Brescia)

2.902

Hectares of Franciacorta DOCG vineyards (Chardonnay 81%, Pinot nero 15%, Pinot bianco 3%, Erbamat 1%)

327

Hectares of vineyards used for Curtefranca DOC

3.229

Total hectares of vineyards with denomination wine in Franciacorta

15,6 milion

Bottles sold in 2020, of which 10,9% sold abroad.