[ ah-stee; English as-tee ]

  1. a city in the Piedmont region of Italy, S of Turin: center of wine-producing region.

Words Nearby Asti Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Asti in a sentence

  • In Lombardy, Asti, a city of no great note in other respects, was famous for the same department of commerce.

  • In Asti he awaited his followers, and before he departed he had nigh upon 2,000 horse from beyond the mountains.

    Villani's Chronicle | Giovanni Villani
  • He dined alone on deck; and sometimes in the evening he sat down with us to a glass or two, not more, of light Asti wine.

  • I pulled up to speak to him, but he seemed even then to wish to escape observation, so that I merely said, Jour-Asti?

    At the Court of the Amr | John Alfred Gray
  • But mother turned up her nose as she sipped her glass of Asti Spumante that accompanied the west-end dinner by way of champagne.

    The Promise of Air | Algernon Blackwood

British Dictionary definitions for Asti


/ (ˈæstɪ) /

  1. a town in NW Italy: famous for its sparkling wine (Asti spumante (spuːˈmæntɪ)). Pop: 71 276 (2001)

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