Mombercelli (in Piedmontese Mombërsèj), capital of the Val Tiglione, the ancient valley of the lime trees, in the heart of the Monferrato has always welcomed, with sincerest cordiality and exquisite courtesy, the visitor in search of precious tranquility, healthy, uncontaminated environment excellent eno-gastronomic tradition and culture that ranges from the recovery and enhancement of the ancient to the ringing juxtaposition of contemporary expressive art.
A speech, a journey that the town that has the motto “Hospes veniat, fugiat hostis" (The guest comes, the hostile escapes) proposes with enthusiasm to the attentive visitor, who is in search of detail and beauty.
Mombercelli is the town where bread is called wine. The motto speaks about the humble, patient, careful and loving care with which its inhabitants have always dedicated themselves to the main product of the area and how from their land they know how to take the bread of their daily life with such honesty.
Today Mombercelli is a town well integrated into a working reality of an evolving society, with first-rate production activities in the wine field where, since 1900, it has boasted a notable Wine Cellar and about 40 winemakers who offer a valuable product, full of official recognition, able to satisfy every need, such as Barbera del Monferrato, Barbera d'Asti (if you say Barbera is exactly the same thing: you will still be very well served), Grignolino, Cortese, Brachetto and also Dolcetto and Chardonnay alongside real delicacies such as Dominicale and Cirivé.
At Mombercelli, beauty is at home right from the town hall, housed in an elegant building built in the late nineteenth century.
In the background there is the ancient Castle
, built in the eleventh century and which was the residence of the Maggiolini Counts; today the fortress is privately owned.