Viticulture in Albenga has consolidated over the centuries, introduced and spread by sailors and traders who, starting from the early Middle Ages, brought philosophy and crops, slowly adapted, from other countries. Time has made it possible to improve the cultivation techniques, the particular climatic conditions of the Piana di Albenga, a strip of hilly land overlooking the Mediterranean and protected by the Alps, have made it possible to enhance the freshness and flavor of the local wines.

Today Albenga is recognized as a city of wine and Pigato , Rossese and Vermentino (also Superiore and Passito) are the excellence of ingauna enology, represented by 8 wineries that are promoters: Anfossi, Bio Vio, Cantine Calleri, Cascina Feipu, Dario Enrico, La Vecchia Cantina, Torre Pernice and Sommariva.