The wine production in this area started during the Roman dominion and today it is still a fundamental part of the local economy. More than half of the Barbaresco’s territory is dedicated to the cultivation of the Nebbiolo Grape.
Barbaresco is the most renowned wine product in the area; it is often referred as the Barolo’s younger brother because the aging period is shorter. Produced form Nebbiolo grapes, it ages 3 years before being ready for the market.
Other wines produced in the area are: Dolcetto d’Alba, Barbera d’Alba, Langhe Chardonnay and Langhe Rosso.