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 TRUFFLE & BAROLO  T here is always a very good and exceptionally tasty reason to head this way… and Truffle season is definitely the best time of all. Home to white truffles, world-famous wines, excellent chocolate, the world’s best hazelnuts, and choice cheeses - the Langhe is a gourmet’s paradise.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ARRIVAL 4* BOUTIQUE INN - DINNER W/WINE TASTING

 

Late afternoon Chauffeur Pickup in Bra, Piedmont

Hotel check-in

 

8 PM  Dinner at panoramic Boutique Winery overlooking the village of Barolo and surrounding magnificent vineyards. You will enjoy Wine Tasting during the 4-course dinner. Please feel   free to request Truffle shaving over some of your dishes. On this occasion, the cost of Truffle   shaving would have to be paid separately directly to the restaurant. Enjoy!

 

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TRUFFLE HUNTING - WINE TASTINGS - TRUFFLE LUNCH - ALBA VISIT

 

9:30 AM  Chauffeur Pickup - Transfer to Hunting Location

 

Start your Truffle Hunting experience in historical woods with a Trifolao and his faithful dog (comfortable shoes is recommended) enjoying a breathtaking panoramic view to Piedmont and the land of Barolo. The hunt will be followed by the vineyard visit and a fabulous tasting of 4 grand wines in the cellar: Nebbiolo, Pinot Noir, and 2 types of Barolo - Typical Piedmont lunch composed of four traditional dishes will be served: porcini mushroom tart topped with cheese fondue, Fassona meat served raw alla piemontese, Ravioli del plin, and Bunet (dessert) - a shaving of white truffle on one of the dishes is included, as well as a glass of wine of your choice, Pinot Noir or Barolo - Take home two complimentary written recipes from the Chef!

 

1:15 PM   Transfer to Alba, Capital of the Langhe and of the White Truffle as well as home to Ferrero Nutella for a guided visit. The central square is a splendid showcase of Baroque architecture. Take a stroll among the typical streets filled with gourmet stores and stylish boutiques.

4:30 PM    Visit and Tasting of 4 wines in Boutique winery:

 

  • Barbera d'Alba Superiore DOC
  • Nebbiolo d'Alba DOC
  • Barolo DOCG
  • Langhe Favorita DOC (white)

 

6:00 PM   Transfer back to your hotel (evening at your

leisure)

 

 

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WINE TASTING AT HISTORICAL WINERY

 

10:30 AM  Chauffeur pickup at your hotel

 

11:00 AM  Visit and Tasting of 3 wines at Historical Winery in Barolo:

 

  • Barolo
  • Barbera
  • Barbaresco

 

The guided visit lasts about 45 minutes, and is paired with grissini (breadsticks)

 

Chauffeur transfer back to Bra.

 

 

Arrivederci!

THE PACKAGE INCLUDES

 

  • 2 nights in upscale Boutique Inn (Superior Room)
  • Free access to Hotel Spa
  • 2 breakfasts
  • 1 4-course Dinner at panoramic restaurant overlooking Barolo with wine tasting during dinner.
  • 1 4-course Traditional Piedmontese Truffle Lunch in Winery
  • 1 Truffle Hunting
  • 4 Wine Tastings
  • 1 Alba guided visit
  • Chauffeur service for all destinations as per itinerary

NOT INCLUDED

 

  • Meals not specified
  • Extras not specified
  • Trip Insurance

PRICE PER PERSON (Based on double occupancy)

 

Based on 2               €990.00

Based on 4               €800.00

Based on 6               €765.00   

NOTE

 

You like this experience but would love to make some adjustments! Please contact us for a highly personalized "eatinerary" planning or simply chat with us.