What does “FIOL” mean?
FIOL is a mindset and an approach to life. In the Venetian dialect, FIOL is an ancient word that means son but is now commonly used to refer to a friend within a group who stands out—a natural leader whom everyone admires and who lives life to the fullest.
What was the inspiration behind creating FIOL?
FIOL is rooted in a love for Italy, a passion for good wine, and the Italian way of life. Founded by three lifelong friends who were born in Treviso, the heart of the Prosecco D.O.C. area and the original birthplace of Prosecco. The co-founders lived and grew up among the vineyards of the Veneto and travelled the world before concluding that nothing out there truly embodied what Prosecco meant for them.
Who is the winemaker for FIOL?
Marzio Pol is the winemaker of FIOL. Mr. Pol is a leading expert in the wine and sparkling wine industry, he has overseen more than 50 harvests and has more than 30 years of experience advising some of Italy’s most prestigious wineries.
Where is FIOL produced?
How is FIOL produced?
FIOL is produced using the Charmat method, which is widely associated with the Prosecco region. The nature of this method creates the perfect bubbly sensation throughout the mouthfeel.
What was the inspiration behind the label design?
FIOL is passionate about art in all its forms, and its bespoke bottle and label design is a work of art in itself. Every element of the label design encapsulates the elegance and charm of Italy with its one-of-a-kind black and white label. The FIOL logo adorned on the bottle was inspired by the vine poles created to support the plant, showcasing symbols of strength and tradition.
What is FIOL Rosé?
with notes of raspberry and wild strawberry on the nose and citrus lemon and white flowers on the palette.
What is FIOL Extra Dry?
This extra dry Prosecco is made using 100% Glera grapes and offers a light golden expression with notes of wisteria flowers, acacia, and tangy mature crab apple.
What does Extra Dry refer to?
Extra Dry refers to a medium-dry wine that offers a hint of sweetness. It is different from a Dry Wine as Dry Wines offer high levels of sweetness. Brut is dry to your taste.
What are the tasting notes for each expression?
The two expressions are both bubbly, lively and the best Italy has to offer.
- FIOL Prosecco Extra Dry has a light golden expression with notes of wisteria flowers, acacia, and tangy mature crab apple. You’ll feel refreshed as you taste both savoury and sweet flavours, ending on notes of Mediterranean spices and lemons.
- FIOL Rosé is an elegant expression with a memorizing coral shade and subtle pink reflections. On the nose, you enjoy notes of raspberry and wild strawberry while citrus lemon and white flowers dance around on the palette.
What makes prosecco different from Champagne?
Prosecco and Champagne are both sparkling wines however Prosecco is primarily made in Italy using Glera grapes whereas Champagne comes from the Champagne region of France and is primarily Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grapes. The production method for Prosecco is the Charmat method whereas Champagne requires the traditional method champenoise.
What is the best way to drink FIOL?
FIOL is the closest thing to having your Aperitivo in Italy. It’s perfect by the glass or mixed into cocktails, such as a spritz, Bellini, or mimosa.
What to pair with FIOL?
Both expressions pair nicely with foods of all kinds, especially with seafood, savoury cheeses, cured meats and fruits.
What makes FIOL stand out from the competition?
FIOL stays true to being an ambassador of the best that Italy has to offer. FIOL is proud to partner with impassioned farmers and craftsmen in sourcing, winemaking and distribution activities. From the growing of the grapes, the harvest, fermentation, and bottling, to implementing state-of-the-art technologies, every step of the winemaking process is overseen by truly dedicated experts.
The founders are a group of well-travelled friends from Treviso whose families’ deep roots in winemaking inspired them to create a wine that reflected the spirit of their friendship and the culture of their beloved Veneto region. FIOL is not only a Prosecco, it’s a way of life.
What is the alcohol content of FIOL?
11% ABV for both the Extra Dry and Rosé.
What are three signature cocktails?
2 oz FIOL Prosecco
1.5 oz St. Germain
2 oz Club Soda
Method: Built all into a highball glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lime wheel.
2 oz FIOL Rosé
1 oz Italicus
.05 oz Chinoto Vermouth
1 oz Club Soda
Method: Put all the ingredients into a wine glass filled with ice and garnish it with a slice of strawberry.
4 oz FIOL Prosecco
1 oz Peach Puree
.25 oz Peach Orchard Liqueur
Method: Build all slowly into a flute glass, garnish with peach marmalade dot and lemon balm leaves.
How many calories are in Prosecco?
A glass (4 fl. oz) of prosecco contains around 90 calories.
What is the sugar content of FIOL?
A glass of prosecco includes an average of 1.5 grams of sugar.
What awards has FIOL won?
- FIOL Prosecco Extra Dry has won many awards since its launch. To name a few: Decanter (Gold, 2018); The Prosecco Masters – The Drinks Business (Gold, 2017 and 2018).
- FIOL Rosé was just launched in 2021 and has already won several gold medals: The Prosecco Masters – The Drinks Business (Gold 2021) and the Berliner Wine Trophy (Gold 2021, 2022, 2023).