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May 30, 2022 View:

Asti wine region to produce 88 million bottles this year

The Consorzio per la Tutela dellAsti (Asti Wine Region Association) recently forecasted production for 2020 This year, Asti guarantees that the production of Appellation d'Origine sparkling wine (Asti spumante DOCG) and small sweet water Asti Moscato (Moscato dAsti DOCG) will reach 88 million bottles, of which 85% will be sold to overseas markets.

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This figure represents a steady increase compared to 2019, up 4%. The area of Muscat Blanc (Moscato Bianco) vineyards used for the production of these two wines in the appellation has exceeded 10,000 hectares. In addition, the appellation association said that 1 tonne of the 9 tonne per hectare produced in the Asti appellation will be put into stock this year.