California Historical Landmarks in Sonoma County
California Historical Landmark 621
Italian Swiss Colony
Southeast Corner of Asti Road and Asti Post Office Road
Here in 1881 Italian Swiss immigrants established an agricultural colony. Choice wines, produced from grape plantings from the Old World, soon brought wide acclaim. By 1905, ten gold medals were awarded these wines at international competitions.
Registered Historical Landmark No. 621
Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission.
October 24, 1957