from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northwest Italy southeast of Turin. It is noted for its sparkling wines. Population: 73,900.
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- proper n. Province of Piedmont, Italy.
- proper n. Town and capital of Asti.
- proper n. A white wine made in Asti or its vicinity.
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When Tua had reached the pylon tower, where she lodged, and her ladies had unrobed her and gone, she called Asti to her from the adjoining chamber and said:
We tried a bottle of 2002 Bel Colle Moscato d'Asti, which is slightly fancier version of Asti Spumonte: slightly less sweet, costing slightly more $12 to $15, and slightly less sparkling.
They are called Asti and Prapti and are the sister of Sahadeva.
Their stream shall be called "Asti," the name of their Great House shall be called
We are not tired of the endless processions of cheerful, chattering gossipers that throng these courts and streets all day long, either; nor of the coarse-robed monks; nor of the "Asti" wines, which that old doctor
a _real_ four-mile man you will be left hopelessly astern; but when he gets upon his favourite "one in one" slope, then does he simply sail away, with the tiffin coolie carrying a fat basket and all your spare lumber in his wake, while you toil upward and ever upwards -- gasping -- until with your last available breath you murmur "Asti," and sink upon the nearest stone a limp, perspiring worm!
LOW ON DOUGH: Pick up a bottle of Moscato such as Martin & Weyrich ($12), a Moscoto di Asti like Sarraco ($15) or try Jorge Ordonez "Victoria" Muscatel ($35).
Martin Ramin for The Wall Street Journal Cocchi Cocchi Vermouth di Torino Resurrected this year from a 120-year-old formula, this Italian sweet vermouth produced in the Asti region of Italy could give Carpano Antica a run for its money.
Asti Spumante at Christmas dinner or Thanksgiving is still a favorite.
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.