The Asti Winery office building in Asti, California
|Named for||Province of Asti|
|Elevation||282 ft (86 m)|
|Time zone||UTC−8 (Pacific)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−7 (PDT)|
95413 (retired after 1978)
|GNIS feature ID||1657958|
|Official name||Italian Swiss Colony|
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.
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.
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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- Climate Summary for Asti, California
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