Select Italy reports rumors that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg purchased a castle in the Piedmont region while honeymooning in Italy. Supposedly, Zuckerberg bought Lavezzole Castle, a former 16th-century monastery, for his new princess Priscilla Chang.
According to the real estate listing the property overlooks a swath of rolling hills and the medieval town of San Damiano d’Asti in the Langhe area (known for its exquisite wines like Barolo and Barbaresco) of Piedmont between Asti and Alba. The property boasts its own lake, tennis courts, indoor and outdoor pool and private chapel. According to Select Italy, Zuckerberg paid 7.5 million euros.
Looks like his new neighbors might be one of my favorite vineyards in Italy, Marchesi Alfieri.
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