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Asti, California

Truetts Station
The Asti Winery office building in Asti, California
The Asti Winery office building in Asti, California
Country United States
State California
County Sonoma
Named for Province of Asti
Elevation
282 ft (86 m)
Time zone UTC−8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−7 (PDT)
ZIP code
95413 (retired after 1978)
95425
Area code 707
FIPS code 06-03036
GNIS feature ID 1657958
Official name: Italian Swiss Colony
Reference #: 621

Asti is an unincorporated community in Sonoma County, California, United States. It is located near U.S. Route 101 in the Alexander Valley between Cloverdale, Geyserville and Healdsburg, and was named after the city in northern Italy.

In 1881, Andrea Sbarboro established two communities, Asti and Chianti, as part of his Italian Swiss Agricultural Colony. A plaque at the southeast corner of Asti Road and Asti Post Office Road commemorates the colony, whose wines won ten gold medals in international competition. The colony is California Historical Landmark #621.

Located in the Alexander Valley AVA, Asti is the home of Asti Winery. By the mid-1950s, it had become the second-most-visited destination in California, after Disneyland.

Asti had a post office which closed in 1978. It used the ZIP Code 95413. The community is now served by Cloverdale's ZIP Code, 95425.

Climate

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F (22 °C). According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Asti has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.

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