Cisterna d’Asti

Cisterna-d’Asti is a  is a comune in the Province of Asti in the Italian region of Piedmont (Piemonte in Italian), located about 35 kms southeast of Turin and about 15 kms southwest of Asti. The town and its castle (medieval origins, has a museum) enjoy a...

Lemme Valley

The Lemme Valley takes its name from the Lemme torrent, a right tributary of the Orba, which flows through the Province of Alessandria in the Piedmont (Piemonte in Italian) region of north-western Italy....

Gavi

Gavi is a commune in the Lemme Valley in the Province of Alessandria in the Piedmont (Piemonte in English) region of Italy. Gavi gives its name to the Gavi DOCG (see link below). Gavi lies  62 miles (100 kms) southeast of Turin and 19 miles (30 kms) southeast of...

Canelli

Canelli is a comune in the Province of Asti in the Italian region of Piedmont (Piemonte in Italian). It is best known for the production of Asti DOCG. Terroir: Canelli is located on a bend of the river Belbo in the Alto Monferrato, close to the border with Le Langhe....

San Marzano Oliveto

San Marzano Oliveto is a comune in the Province of Asti in the Italian region of Piedmont (Piemonte in Italian), located about 37 miles (60 kms) southeast of Turin (Torino) and about 12.4 miles (20 kms) southeast of Asti and between Canelli and Nizza Monferrato. San...

Bagna càuda

Bagna càuda is a hot dish made from garlic and anchovies, originating in Piedmont (Piemonte in Italian), Italy during the 16th century. The dish is served and consumed in a manner similar to fondue, sometimes as an appetizer, with raw or cooked vegetables (eg the...