Wine & Truffles : Full Day Wine Excursion from the Langhe area

Winery Visit, Torino (Piedmont)
Duration: Approximately 7 hours
This full-day culinary expedition will introduce you to the wonderful world of truffles and will give you a taste of two of Italy's most festive wines. No gourmet morsel is as exotic and luxurious as the white truffle - il tartufo bianco. These delicacies, which can cost thousands of dollars per pound, grow only in the wild and can only be found by expert foragers aided by highly trained dogs. Starting from and returning to...
This full-day culinary expedition will introduce you to the wonderful world of truffles and will give you a taste of two of Italy's most festive wines. No gourmet morsel is as exotic and luxurious as the white truffle - il tartufo bianco. These delicacies, which can cost thousands of dollars per pound, grow only in the wild and can only be found by expert foragers aided by highly trained dogs.

Starting from and returning to your hotel in the Langhe area, this tour will take you to the heart of the truffle's earthy home, in the hills of the Monferrato region. You will meet a trifulau and you'll learn about the area's food traditions and local truffle varieties. Armed with this knowledge, you'll head out with your guide and his inseparable dogs on your very own truffle hunt.

Alba, world famous for its association with tartufi bianchi (white truffles), will be up next. Here you'll have some free time for lunch. Afterwards you'll visit a renowned Barbaresco producer. This fine violet-colored red wine, is considered to be one of the great "B"s of Piedmont, along with Barolo and Barbera. A tour of a local winery and a wine tasting will conclude the day.

Pricing & Booking
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Pricing at a Glance:

Private Wine Tour
In the private version of this tour, your group will consist of your traveling partners, guide, and driver.
$530.00 per person (2 people)
$421.00 per person (3 - 5 people)
$292.00 per person (6 - 10 people)

Additional Information

Tour includes: Transportation with an air-conditioned luxury vehicle with English-speaking guide Guided truffle hunt Visit of Alba Winery visit and wine tasting Please note that lunch is NOT included in the tour price. Additional Information: You will be picked up and dropped off at your hotel in the Langhe area. If your hotel is located...

Location

Langhe area

Customer Reviews

Wine & Truffles - AND SO MUCH MORE!
Sheila & Terry Dexter (Calgary, AB Canada)
Susanne Bayer, our gracious host and guide met us at our hotel in Asti on the morning of Oct. 19,...

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