23 March 2006

Seborga products on display in the "wine town" of Canelli

On Saturday 25 February the Regional Wine Cellar of Canelli (Asti) hosted a delegation from the Principality of Seborga. The aim of the visit was to promote the products and the culinary traditions of Seborga. For the occasion the organizers staged a display of products and food delicacies from the Principality and a special dinner cooked by Seborgan chefs. The city of Canelli, in the province of Asti in Piedmont, is one of the world capitals of quality wines: 580 wines estates are located in the territory of the munincipality and the vineyards cover a surface of 1500 hectares with an average annual production of 10.000.000 bottles. The grape varieties grown are mainly Moscato, Barbera, Dolcetto, Cortese and Chardonnay. The most important wines produced by the wineries of Canelli are Asti spumante (sparkling wine) and Moscato d’Asti (still wine), both wines are obtained from Moscato grapes.