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A city of northwest Italy southeast of Turin. It is noted for its sparkling wines.


(Placename) a town in NW Italy: famous for its sparkling wine (Asti spumante (spuːˈmæntɪ)). Pop: 71 276 (2001)


(ˈɑ sti, ˈæs ti)

a city in the Piedmont region of Italy, S of Turin: center of wine-producing region. 76,950.
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They passed through the painted vineyards of Asti at the end of the grape-picking, and entered Ukiah drenched to the skin by the first winter rain.
passion fruit puree splash of fresh lemon juice splash Martini & Rossi Asti lemon and orange twists (for garnish)
It's this kind of philosophy that nudged Asti to help create the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival.
Providing Ioritz Mendizabal, the leader in the jockeys' title race, with his first Group 1 victory, Ask For The Moon quickened smartly to lead early in the straight before appearing to idle in front as Asti stayed on to take second, a neck behind but half a length in front of the third, Agata.
The last time ASTI members took such an action, schools were forced to close.
Implementing agency : Azienda Speciale della Camera di Commercio di Asti per la Promozione e per la Regolazione del Mercato
Asti general secretary Pat King said the cuts were a breach of the Croke Park deal.
An ASTI spokesman said it intended to carry on with the scheme on the basis of its own interpretation.
00: 2 Dunmurry Flight, 9-4 Catch Mona, 5-2 Droopys Paul, 9 Asti Gold, 10 Reactabond Pixie, 12 Cove Girl
As a development consultant, the Asti firm analyzes every aspect of a proposed project - from the feasibility and profit potential to the political, social and environmental impact.
In 1881 Andrea Sbarboro founded the Asti Winery in northern Sonoma County.
Mrs Asti, thought to be South America's oldest first-time mum, said: "I'm quite capable of raising the children.