DOUJA D’OR – Wine contest and food kermesse

doujador_retouchFrom Friday, September, 11st to Sunday, September, 20th

“Wine is not to be drunk only, it has to be smelt, watched, tasted.. and people speak about it.”(Edward VII the King)

“Douja d’Or” contest comes back also this year to animate the month of Septamber in the city of Asti among tastes, food events, exhibitions and concerts dedicated to the world of wine and its protagonists. It is considered as one of the most important wine and food kermesse in Italy, and for 10 days it will give room to more than one thousand of wines coming from the 21 regions of Italy, with a special attention to the “ambassadors” of Asti hills, from “Barbera d’Asti” to “Asti Spumante” wines. But only the best battles will achieve the wished prize called “Douja d’Or Oscar”.. Come and discover them spending a day as a real expert.. matching the visit to the contest with a guided tour in the city, or choosing the weekend offer custom-made for you!

If you want to match this event with a special guided tour in the old town centre: ASTI UNDERGROUND!

A tour discovering the hidden beauties in the city of Asti. Starting from the Crypt of Collegiate church of Saint Secondo, which preserves the bones of the Patron, you will go to the Crypt and Museum of Saint Anastasio, where the glory of Middle Ages in Asti lives again, from Longobards to the great Monastic Orders. Later you will reach the underground air-raid shelter of Ottolenghi Palace, a refined Eighteenth-century building, which houses the Museum of Risorgimento of Asti, and finally Gazelli di Rossana Palace to visit the suggestive historical cellars.

Cost for 2 persons/1 family (made of 2 adults and 1 child under 18): 79,00 euros in total. Cost for groups of minimum 10 persons: 21,00 euros per person. Rate includes: service of guided tour for half a day and admission tickets to the museums.

“SPECIAL DOUJA D’OR 2015” HOLIDAY PACKAGE: 159,00 euro per person. Rate includes: n.1 overnight in 3 stars Hotel in a standard double room with breakfast. n.1 traditional dinner; guided tour for half a day discovering “Asti Underground”.

For info and booking: info@welcomepiemonte.it – +39 348 3938038 – +39 339 5315104

FOR MORE INFO ABOUT “DOUJA D’OR 2015” EVENT: http://www.doujador.it/douja-dor-english/

Welcome Piemonte - Valentina Mazzola, guida turistica e giornalista.

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