Probably originates in the area of the hills around Treviso, it was already mentioned in the 700's, apparently cultivated in the area of Conegliano. In the nineteenth century was so widespread to overcome the production of any other white grape of the area.
Used in the production of Prosecco, to increase the acidity and flavor, it is an important addition to balance the acid component in hot years. Today winemakers try to enhance it by using it alone, creating a pleasant and harmonious wine.
The long-standing commitment of Foss Marai in the reclamation of disused native vines such as Verdiso has given the chance to this old grape to be an essential part of the amazing spumante called Marai de Marai.
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