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A great Italian sparkling wine from the founder of Franciacorta

VERONA, Italty--In 1957, an ambitious young winemaker, Franco Ziliani, was given a mission by wine estate owner Guido Berlucchi; develop a fine sparkling wine in the Metodo Classico style that would be worthy of the highest classification, according to local Italian wine law. The result was Berlucchi Franciacorta Brut and the rest, as they say, is history.