Food and wine tours
We offer some food and wine tours, through which you can discover the variety and quality of the products of Piedmont.
Tastings at companies, or groups open to the public, visits to vineyards and cellars to understand the work behind this ancient and wonderful product, the wine .
The first is the wine route Alto Monferrato; the stars of this wine trail are the DOCG Brachetto d'Acqui and Moscato d'Asti.
Astesana Wine Route, which winds in scenic roads and peaceful and which produces a third of Piedmont wines. Here you can taste the Barbera d'Asti, Moscato d'Asti and Brachetto, Dolcetto d'Asti, Grignolino d'Asti and Ruchè. It is also the area of birth of Italian sparkling wine and some of the most famous grappa from the pomace of Barbera and Moscato.
Wine roads in Canavese, through streets that vineyards that climb the slopes of the mountains. This route allows the tasting mostly of Erbaluce Caluso, Carema, the Canavese.
The Wine Route of Tortona hills, stretching between the Monferrato and the Oltrepò Pavese. It provides varieties such as Barbera, Cortese, Dolcetto and Timorasso.
La Strada del Barolo and Great Wines of Langa, compredente the towns of Barolo, Castiglione Faletto, Dogliani, Grinzane Cavour, La Morra, Monchiero, Monforte, Montelupo, Novello, Roddi, Rodino, Rodello, Serralunga, Sinio, Verduno and Diano d 'Alba. It provides varieties such as Barbera, Nebbiolo, Dolcetto and Verduno Pelaverga.
The Wine Route Monferrato Asti includes 73 municipalities and winds through the hills Alfieri, the land of Saints, the route of the Romanesque and lands Aleramo. It provides varieties such as Barbera, Fresia and Malvasia.
The Royal Road Wines Turin, comprises four zones (pre-alpine belt Pinerolo, Susa Valley, Torino Hill and Canadian) and covers 180 municipalities. It provides varieties such Avanà and Nebbiolo.
Piedmont has to offer including a variety of cheeses. For fans of the cheese, particularly in the province of Cuneo, there are paths that cross the country producing some of the tastiest cheese from Piedmont: the raschera, the Toma Piemontese, the bra, the castelmagno, the murazzano, the sargnon.
A Bra in September there is Cheese , an event dedicated to cheese.
Why not take a course dedicated to one of the most celebrated of Piedmont, the truffle .
The road of the white truffle of Alba comprises the provinces of Alessandria, Asti and Cuneo, whose countries every year they organize events and exhibitions that revolve around the extraordinary product. The fair is perhaps the most famous international white truffle of Alba, between October and November.
Chocolate is home to Torino . Here the tradition of chocolate has its roots in 1700 and is spread in 800, while in the '900 has seen the emergence of some of the most famous companies in the national and international.
In 1867 it was invented nougat, obtained by mixing cocoa and sugar famous Piedmontese hazelnuts, and pralines.
The Torinese is, with a production of 85,000 tons (almost 40% of Italian production), the largest center for Italian processing chocolate. Besides the companies have a central role artisans, master chocolatier, who can enhance and innovate with taste and passion this ancient product.
The products of the most famous work, served in pastry shops and cafes of Turin, are the gianduiotto, cremino and invigorating bicerin, drink made from cocoa and coffee. One of the most interesting wine and food events in Turin is CioccolaTO, true paradise for gourmands.