1. Barbera is Piedmont’s best-performing wine: +6.3%

    Barbera is Piedmont’s best-performing wine: +6.3%

    Barbera production has grown by 6.3%, quite a remarkable result with over 21 million bottles of Barbera d’Asti produced in 2017. Barbera production involves 167 municipalities in the Asti and Alessandria provinces. Filippo Mobrici, the President of the Barbera d’Asti e Vini del Monferrato Consortium, presented these figures at a...

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  2. The Vineyards

    The Vineyards

    The Barbera grape was born in the Monferrato area and is still today the area’s mostly widely grown varietal. Even though the first official documentation of this grape dates to 1798, when Count Nuvolose planted the first vineyards of the variety in the Piedmont, it has origins that reach back...

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