Piedmont has the attention of world media.
The New York Times has written a lengthy article on pros of buying a house in Piedmont as opposed to other neighbouring provinces.
"The southern Piedmont market is focused on the towns of Asti, Alba and Acqui Terme, which form a rough triangle about 50 miles southeast of Turin, with the Alps as a backdrop to the north. The list of wines produced in the Langhe and Monferrato regions of the province reads like a greatest hits of Italy: Barolo, Barbaresco, Barbera, Dolcetto. Many prospective buyers cross-shop in Tuscany, Umbria and Liguria, as well as the South of France, but, as Ms. Smith-Aichbichler said: “They look and see what they get for their money: not a lot. Then they end up on our doorstep.” Buyers in Piedmont will find much lower housing prices..." (read more)