ASCOLI-PICENO is a province in the Marche region of Italy.

TERROIR | Burton Anderson (1990, p173) describes the hills in the province of Ascoli-Piceno as being ‘between the Adriatic and the Sibillini range of the Apennines, with the Marche’s highest peak of Monte Vettore lying at 2,746 metres’ [9,010 feet] and comprising ‘stark, stately, sandy-clay slopes.’

WINE REGIONS | Falerio dei Colli Ascolani DOC. / Rosso Piceno DOC.


Burton Anderson, The Wine Atlas of Italy, Mitchell Beazley, 1990 p171-179.