Giro d'Italia to visit Piedmont wine-producing region in 2014

Monte Zoncolan

The 2014 Giro d'Italia, May 10 to June 1, will balance mountains with time trials, including an individual test in Piedmont's famous wine producing hills. To be confirmed at the Interbike trade show next week, the stage will travel from Barbaresco to Barolo on May 22.

Alberto Cirio, Piedmont's tourism councillor told, "Clearly this is a big opportunity to show off our area."

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.