For more information on traveling to the Piedmont Region of Italy with Marcella Serpa and Bruce Oliver please visit http://www.CruiseWithBruce.com/
Listen to Bruce Oliver and his guest, Marcella Serpa, talk about traveling to see the Shroud of Turin in Torino Italy and hear how Asti Spumante Sparkeling Wine is produced in Asti Italy. The Northwestern part of Italy is filled with vineyards, medevil castles and fortresses that still stand today. Learn more about staying overnight when you visit the Piedmont Region and it's capital Turin. Find out why you should look at traveling to the Piedmont Region the next time you visit Italy. In addition to seeing the Shroud of Turin and sampling some Asti Spumante you will enjoy the truffles that grow in the area and why they are considered a delicacy around the world.
Marcella Serpa is an author from Asti, Italy who wrote a book about Connecticut Gov Ella Tambussi Grasso. Ella's family emigrated to the United States from Italy in 1903 and Ella was the first woman governor in the United States that didn't follow the footsteps of her husband. Ella grew up in Windsor Locks Connecticut just around the corner from my great grandparents who also came from the Piedmont Region of Italy. I worked on her first campaign as a college student for the office of the US House of Representatives from my district many years ago. In September of 2010, Marcella came with a group from Asti, Italy to Windsor Locks to deliver the English version of Marcella Serpa's book at a dedication of a chamber to Ella Grasso in the Windsor Locks Town Hall.
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