Dogliani is another small town (less than 5000 citizens) on the map of south Piedmont, split in two parts by Rea torrent . Distant 28 kilometers from Alba it is the most important economical and cultural center to the villages and towns of west part of the Langhe.
The land of Dolcetto
Dolcetto is the most popular grape variety in Piemonte that gives wine of the same name. Although it’s spread all over the region, originally it was cultivated near Dogliani town, situated on the west part of the Langhe. Till today it plays a significant role in the local economy, like in case of a small village called Clavesana, where is located a big winery. This cooperative collects over 350 families of grape cultivators living and working on high hills looking on Tanaro river and Monviso pick.