ASTI AND ITS PROVINCE
The province of Asti, established in 1935, now has 118 municipalities and approximately 215,000 inhabitants and is characterized by a predominantly hilly conformation rich in historic villages.
The main economic activities of the province of Asti are mostly concentrated in agriculture.
The economic image of the Asti area is, in fact, primarily linked to the vine, which supplies fine wines all over the world.
Viticulture can be considered, in fact, as the leading sector of the economy, not only for agricultural activities but also for its repercussions on the industrial system. In fact, there are numerous oenological establishments that form an enomechanical area (machines for processing, bottling and transporting wine), which is the most important in Europe.
The richness and beauty of this hilly area, which boasts awards and prestige all over the world, meant that in June 2014, it was declared by Unesco, with its underground cellars in Canelli, a World Heritage Site. Humanity.
The province of Asti is one of the areas, together with the Langhe, with the highest number of quality catering establishments in Piedmont.
This is made possible thanks to a strong food and wine culture which has always been the driving force of the Asti traditions and which today, more and more, becomes one of the main hubs of tourism.
A growing tourism that appreciates the discretion and tranquility of this territory.
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Your experience in Asti begins with a glass of wine and ends in a medieval castle, between rows and culture.