In the peace of Roatto, where the gourmet dishes “marry” the glasses of Freisa.
Roatto rises in the North-West of the province of Asti.
It covers an area of 6.42 km² and has a population of about 400 inhabitants.
It is about 20 km from Asti, the provincial capital.
The town was dominated first by local lords, then by the Montafia and Savoy families.
In 1725 the fief of Roatto passed under the dominion of Gian Giacomo and Marcello Gamba.
Food and wine and typical products.
Roatto is a land with a clear wine vocation.
The Freisa in Festa food and wine festival is dedicated to Freisa in June.
To be seen.
The fascinating castle, transformed several times over the centuries, stands in a hilly position
Also, worth seeing is the parish church of Saints Michele e Radegonda (19th century).
Roatto Mill deserves a final mention, which can be visited upon request by contacting the municipal offices.
The history of Roatto, unlike that of other municipalities in the province of Asti, has not been influenced by conflicts of particular importance.
Information synthesis and/or re-elaboration was taken from the website of the Municipality of Roatto
Cover image source: Provincia di Asti