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Day 1

Arrive and check-in to your hotel, a splendid complex created from the structure which also houses the University of Gastronomical Sciences.  Time to relax. Dinner in the hotel restaurant which will be dedicated to the  products of Slow Food Presidia of Piedmont. Overnight stay. (D)

Day 2

Departure  for  Alba   where  the  Earth Market is held every Saturday morning. Stroll through the attractive square where it is possible to admire, taste and buy the specialties and local products typical of the  Piedmont  region,  with  particular attention to small  producers, Presidia, vegetables and fruit. A unique opportunity to   become    immersed   in   a   quality Piedmontese  experience   and  a  great introduction to the tour. Free time to visit the city. Afternoon back to Pollenzo, for an introduction to the  Piedmont “Terroir” with a tasting of four wines from the Wine Bank. Overnight stay. (BB, T)
Day 3

In the morning, visit  the Silvio Grasso wine cellars,  among the splendid Barolo vines for a taste of their extraordinary wines together with some  typical local products from Langa.
Arrive at La Morra and free time for lunch and to enjoy the amazing views of the surrounding hills.
In the afternoon, visit the Piedmont Regional Winery, located inside the splendid Grinzane Cavour Castle. Taste some  Piedmont DOC and DOCG  wines, concentrating on the Langa and Roero wines. Free time. Overnight. (BB, T, T)

Day 4

Breakfast and check-out. (BB)
Arrive at the guest-house in Neive on your own. Check-in and free time to discover Neive. A traditional Piedmontese dinner will be served at the guest-house restaurant “La Contea”. Overnight stay. (D)

Day 5

In  the morning, visit Giorgio Rivetti’s renowned La Spinetta Estate, set among the splendid Barolo hills for a taste  of their exclusive wines. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon visit Asti and the ancient confectionary, Torronificio Barbero,  to sample their Gianduiotti chocolate and nougat. Some free time to wander around the city. Back to Neive and overnight stay. (BB, T, T)
Day 6

In the morning, truffle hunting. You will be taken to hunt this delicious product. The truffle hunter will show you how to find truffles walking through the woods, how to use them in the best way, giving all the secrets, and how to cook and enjoy them. Free  time to discover  Barbaresco  hills. Overnight stay. (BB)

Day 7

Breakfast and check-out. (BB)


From €799 per person sharing

What´s included

  • 3 nights in a 4* hotel
  • 3 nights in a charming guest-house
  • Buffet Breakfast Daily
  • 1 dinner at the restaurant  of the Slow Food “Albergo dell’Agenzia” Hotel
  • 1  traditional   dinner at  La   Contea restaurant
  • 5  guided tastings  of  Slow Food wines and/or Presidia products and/or other selected foods from Piedmont
  • Entrance fees to the Grinzane Cavour castle
  • 1 truffle hunting
  • Car hire

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