Nizza is a town but it is also the designation for the area that produces the Barbera d'Asti DOCG wine (Barbera d’Asti with Controlled and Guaranteed Designation of Origin). At Foro Boario exhibition area, visitors can buy a tasting glass and taste Barbera d'Asti Superiore Nizza as well as all other types of Barbera DOCG produced in Piedmont by wineries and cantine sociali (cooperative wineries). At the food stands in the beautiful historical centre and the 18th-century Palazzo Crova, opportunity to taste Barbera wines paired with typical local dishes.
Bike tours, historical train, music and a spinning masterclass in Piazza Garibaldi are on schedule too.
Info: Enoteca Regionale di Nizza Monferrato +39 0141 793350; Comune – Ass. Agricoltura +39 0141 720507; www.nizzaebarbera.wine