Asteisms ~ Ingeniously Polite Insults

    … years, in my own finite knowledge world, I was trying to connect the dots between Asti, California and the word “astisms”… Yeah, I didn’t have the spelling down, nor did any search engines try to redirect me… So, for years I would drive through Asti, California and think, Astisms… Instead of Asteisms. Now, Asti, California will never be the same…

    2 readers - By Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog

    Piemonte Part 1 – first taste of Monferrato

    … known, but some quite obscure. As soon I told people that I was going to Piemonte they jumped to the conclusion that I would be visiting Barolo, but actually my destination was the much less well known Monferrato region. Monferrato covers the provinces of Alessandria and Asti, I was visiting the bit in Alessandria. For most of the time was I based…

    4 readers - By Quentin Sadler/ Quentin Sadler's Wine Page