The vineyard landscape of Piedmont: Langhe-Roero and Monferrato
An extraordinary wine-growing area that has always bewitched poets, writers and painters with its enchanting beauty; a corner of Piedmont in which the best combination wine variety-characteristics of the soil and climate has been fulfilled, together with the constant evolution of techniques and knowledge of viticulture.
The hills, among the most beautiful in the world, are famous for their wines, such as the golden Asti Spumante, the full-bodied Barbera, the sweet Moscato, the fine Barolo and Barbaresco that can be discovered in the historical wine cellars; the splendid crutin, wine cellars dug in tuff and the “Underground Cathedrals” in Canelli, masterpieces of engineering and enological architecture.
Each season donates different colors, unique atmospheres and allows a dive in the tradition of these lands, skilfully cultivated by men and the rows of grapevines decorate the sweet hills of the province of Asti, embellished also by castles and towers, traces of the history of the place.
The winemaking culture is celebrated in the numerous events livening up the region and food and wine, harmony and relaxation are the main ingredients for a stay in Monferrato and Langa Astigiana.
In addition to Nizza Monferrato, birthplace of Barbera, and Canelli with Asti Spumante there are other 4 core zones: the Langa of Barolo, the Castle of Grinzane Cavour, the hills of Barbaresco and the Monferrato of Infernot.
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