Period wineries

While I was organising some boxes full of old documents, I came across a publication for the 10th Alba Truffle Festival, held in 1938. I gently turned the yellowing pages, musty with age, and it was fascinating to read about what it was like at the time: our pride and vocation for the wine of our region was already very strong. People of prominence were already being invited to the Alba events; in 1938 the fascist Minister of Agriculture Edmondo Rossoni was a guest of honour.

Here are some of the winery advertisements that I found in the publication: