Thursday, August 14, 2014

The sweetness of enjoying Moscato d'Asti

I don't know about you, but I have a sweet tooth and when I can combine that need with wine it's a win win situation.  The solution, Muscat.  There are many varieties of grapes from the Muscat family, but one of the most popular is Muscat Bianc a' Petits Grains, which is the grape that makes up Moscato d'Asti.    This variety is also known as moscato bianco in Italy or Moscato Canelli with Canelli being one of the main locations near Asti in Italy where it's produced.  

Continue learning about Moscato d'Asti in Piedmont and what you can pair it with......
Moscato d'Asti in Piedmont

You can find more about the Italian wine regions including Asti in Piedmont using this beautiful and detailed map.