Well… the Unesco committee must have heard you!
On the 22nd of June 2014, the wine landscapes of Langhe – Roero and Monferrato in Piedmont were just declared the newest Italian Unesco World Heritage site and now il Bel Paese can boast the most UNESCO recognitions in the world!
The Italian vineyard landscape of Langhe-Roero and Monferrato is considered “one of the most harmonious and most consistent with the ideal of a “scenic” rural and vineyard landscape” by the Unesco Committee. This land of ancient traditions and excellent wines is known throughout the world for the king of reds, Barolo and the uniqueness of the sweet bubbles of Asti.
For the extensive list of the Unesco sites in Italy click here