In 2014 the wine-growing landscapes of Langhe-Roero and Monferrato became part of the now famous UNESCO World Heritage list (Langa del Barolo, Grinzane Cavour Castle, the Barbaresco Hills, Nizza Monferrato and Barbera, Canelli , of Lower Monferrato).
What makes the Langhe area special? We have summarized it in 4 points.
1. The landscape of Langhe-Roero and Monferrato is characterized by rolling hills covered in vineyards, for a total extension that reaches almost 11 thousand hectares of vineyards. It is the exceptional result of a wine culture which, in balance between tradition and innovation , constitutes the center of the social and economic life of the area.
2. In vines cultivated for centuries ( Nebbiolo , Moscato Bianco, Barbera), the links between the vine , soil , climate and winemaking techniques are such and particular that they determine the production of very high quality wines such as Barolo, Barbaresco, Asti Spumante, the Barbera d'Asti .
3. The site is protected by a protection system , at a territorial and national level, the coordination of which is the responsibility of the Association for the Heritage of the Vitivinicultural Landscapes of Langhe-Roero and Monferrato.
4. The Green Experience project was also born in this area, a network of winemakers who produce ecological and sustainable wines , have totally eliminated weeding, are committed to the introduction of grassing and floral essences, to the positioning of nests for birds and much more, active in protecting the ecosystem and the beauty of the landscape.