PRIVATE HALF-DAY BAROLO WINE TOUR WITH A VISIT TO A LUXURY WINERY COUPLED WITH GOURMET LUNCH, AND SIGHTSEEING IN PICTURESQUE PIEDMONT
This luxury Wine Tour is the way to impress and to be impressed by enjoying 5 hours of wine experience with your private chauffeured service in a total comfort and relax. While your driver will be taking you around you will enjoy the picturesque Piedmont region with a private visit to exquisite Barolo wine winery with sommelier tasting and a delicious lunch of local delicatessens paired with wine in the picturesque restaurant.
You will see the vineyards of the region that turn the underlying countryside in to lively shapes, moderated by the changing of the seasons, and combine to give the Piedmont landscape its distinctive character, defined by its living culture of wine. These areas produce wines of international quality such as Barolo, Barbaresco, Asti Spumante and Barbera d’Asti, produced on the back of a rich heritage techniques and a deep knowledge of the vines that have been cultivated here for centuries, including Nebbiolo, Moscato Bianco, and Barbera.
Our tour will start from your pick up and you will be driven to a small estate situated in Alba, right in the heart of Barolo region. The winery is one of the most respected names in Barolo and its wines are renowned for both the quality of its production and the exceptional terroir. This quality comes from its exceptional vineyards which feature four of the greatest crus in Monforte: Ginestra, Bussia, Pajana and Mosconi. The owner, Domenico Clerico, is one of the key proponents of the modernist movement in the wine making process of Barolo, creating more round, fruity wines. You will be given a personal tour of this modern winery with a wine expert. You will walk you through cellars where you learn about the winery’s unique production technique of aging all of its wines in barrels, explore the process of wine making, bottling, and taste some delicious wines during your private tasting.
After the wine tasting you will be taken to lunch that will be held in a gourmet restaurant in one of the historic Savoy Residences in the Piedmont region. Piedmont is a cradle of Italian traditional cooking and it embraces the principles of Slow Food philosophy, which strives to preserve traditional and regional cuisine. It is certainly one full of flavours, colours and scents, capable of amazing you with its richness, and its variety of courses and ingredients. Visitors often end up falling madly in love with a simple but well-dressed dish of tajarin with meat sauce, or a dish of agnolotti al plin with butter and sage. The restaurant cooks from a daily supply of the freshest raw ingredients from the many local markets and producers based in the area. This ensures you will enjoy food of the highest quality. Your meal will be complemented by wines from the restaurant’s refined selection of more than 300 Piedmontese labels.
Following the lunch, your driver will take to Barbaresco village for a short walk around local heritage. Barbaresco village is surrounded by vineyards and characterised by its 30m-high, 11th-century tower, visible from miles around. It is where famous Barbaresco wine comes from, known for flavors of dry flowers, violets, white truffles, and anise; made from Nebbiolo grapes grown in the DOCG Barbaresco district.
At the end of this incredible experience, your private driver will take you back home with comfort while you can enjoy the picturesque landscape of Alba.
We guarantee your total satisfaction, unforgettable experience and an amazing fun during the tour!
Hotel pick up and drop off
Private chauffeured service for the tour (Mercedes E-class or Luxury minivan/bus )
Private guided wine tour in the most exquisite Barolo winery of Piemonte
Private wine tasting with sommelier guidance
Delicious light lunch paired with Barolo in the picturesque restaurant surrounded by vineyards
Visit to Barbaresco Village
WI-FI available on board
Refreshment available on board
English speaking driver
Tour duration is 5 hours
Starting time is 10:00 AM
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