Wine tour Piedmont by car
Slow food & Wine tour (4-day Wine tour as short trip or 7-day wine tour as full size tour)
You can experience Slow Food & Wine Tours just about anywhere in Italy, yet we choose to offer you a region par excellence: Piedmont. The international slow food movement originated here, for example, and you will notice that! In Piedmont there are the Banca del Vino (historical collection of wines), Università delle Scienze Gastronomiche (gastronomic university), Michelin-starred restaurants and much more. Taste exclusive Italian wines such as Barolo and Barbaresco or the white truffle of Alba. These are all local delicacies that will pamper your taste buds.
With your ow car or rental
Our different wine tours
Wijntour: Barolo – Italy (64 km)
Alba – Grinzane Cavour – Serralunga – Monforte – Barolo – La Morra
The Barolo-route – preferably the starter – takes you past 11 wijn producing villages with the possibility to visit the interactive wine museum Wi Mu, the corkscrew museum Museo Cavatappi, attend a grissini workshop at the artisanal bakery and off course wine tasting in the most historic wine cellars. Enjoy the panoramic view from the Belvedere point in La Morra and the midieval setting of Castello Grinzane Cavour. Top of this tour is your introduction to truffles because you are going to taste them in Alba, black/white truffles in the form of all kinds of products that are prepared by hand.
Wine tour: Barbaresco – Italy (60 km)
Alba – Neive – Barbaresco – Mango – Trezzo Tinella – S.Rocco Seno d’Elvio
The Barbaresco route takes you past a chapel that houses a wine cellar where you can enjoy its characteristic wine, past Neive where you will find the most beautiful slow food shop with a terrace to enjoy the local specialties in a magnificent way, and past many other attractive locations. The Barbaresco is made entirely from Nebbiolo grapes and is grown in a small rural area to the east of the town of Alba, which includes San Rocco Seno d'Elvio, a municipality of Alba as well as the villages of Barbaresco, Neive and Treiso.
Slow Food in this tour: you will visit the mama's of Barbaresco, whose mission it is to continue the traditions of the region on a daily basis. If you want to experience a cooking workshop, this is the right place for you.
Wine tour: Roero – Italy (92 km)
Alba – Guarene – Castellinaldo – Canale – Montà – Monteu Roero – Baldissero – Monticello – Pollenzo – Cherasco – Verduno
The Roero, the third of the Nebbiolo wines, is produced in an area less well known than Barolo or Barbaresco. During this tour you will drive through landscapes that will amaze you with their diversity. Among many other beautiful experiences, you will pass through the vineyards of Castellinaldo and Canale, the forests of Monteu and Baldissero and the hills of Cherasco and Verduno. You will get to know the country where the slow food and its philosophy originated. Slow Food in this region means: visiting a cheese shop with the highest number of cheese varieties and this in a setting of 1950, also a Pasticceria (chocolate Tonda Gentile) where you taste Baci di Cherasco in a setting of 1880. The pastry chefs are comparable to the highest level of professionalism in Belgium. You will taste 8 different varieties.
You can extend your wine tour with among other things:
- a three day tour in the Monferrato region & Alto Piemonte
- also possible: spending one day and night in Turin