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Abellonio Cascina Piccaluga - Langhe Essence
We wil made a tour in the vineyard until the top of the hill. there you can see all the langhe hills, and i will talk about the season work into the wineyard. Then we will go into the vinery to learn all the process of vinification adn aging of the wine. And but last but not the least the winetasting! Other things to note is possible take your dog with you if the weather is not good we don't go into the wineyard, just in the winery and winetasting
Wine Tasting & Cellar / Vineyard Tour
Vi guiderò alla scoperta del nostro territorio a partire da una visita dei vigneti (Meteo permettendo, non in Inverno), passando alla visita in cantina e concludendo con una degustazione di almeno 7 dei nostri vini, partendo dal Piemonte DOC Chardonnay, passando per le diverse tipologie di Barbera d'Asti e Nebbiolo e concludendo con il nostro Moscato d'Asti DOCG
Create your own wine and take it home
What if you could be a winemaker for a day and bring home the wine you have made? Let's start with an interesting visit to a small peculiar wine cellar hidden among the beautiful hills of Monferrato and a regenerating walk on its vineyards and olive groves. We get to know an heroic viticulture and the story of Tommaso, the eccentric vigneron that produces wines with a well-defined and structured personality using new techniques (such as essential oils and microorganisms on the vineyards). Wine laboratory - Time to act! Learn the vigneron' secrets and follow at least 3 of your 5 senses to combinate diffent wine typologies and find the perfect match for you! All hand made of course, as the vigneron does. Each person will receive the technical tools and the necessary advices, as well as support during the whole experience, to work with 3 different wines. Try and test the combinations to make your own blend, find the taste and smell you like more. Once the wine is crafted it's time for you to proceed with the bottling, corking, sealing and labeling of your wine! The result is a unique combination created by you. Bring home your bottle and share it with your family or friends. Other things to note We reccommend to wear comfortable clothes and shoes. The relaxing walk in the vineyard depends on the weather conditions.
WineTasting & WineMaking Lesson
Monferrato Food&Wine: vieni a scoprire tutti i segreti sul Vino! Seguimi in questa esperienza unica dove ti svelerò i segreti del mio mestiere in compagnia di grandi vini e paesaggi mozzafiato. - Lezione di produzione vinicola - Lezione su come si degusta il vino - Degustazione guidata di 4 vini + tagliere in abbinamento
Organic Wine Tasting in the King' cellar
A regenerating beautiful day surrounded by wild landscapes and rolling hills in the Monferrato area (Piedmont) discovering an heroic viticulture. After a relaxing walk among the lines of the 70 years-old vineyard, olive groves and fruit plants, enjoyng the fresh air of the countryside, we enter the wine cellar hidden in a little village, part of an old building used in the past by Vittorio Emanuele II the King. Several type of organic local wines are tasted directly from the barriques to better understand all the wine production phases. We visit the fermentation room, the barrique "cave", the label room and the tasting rooms where to enjoy the marvellous view of the hilly landscape, discovering interesting and peculiar stories of the winemaker Tommaso and his creations. From the vineyards growing to the wine making procedures in the wine cellar, he produces his wine in the most possible ecological and natural way (using new techniques such as the use of essential oils to defeat plant deseases). His wines have a well defined and structured personality. Other things to note Remember to bring comfortable shoes to walk on the vineyard, weather permitting

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Abellonio Cascina Piccaluga - Langhe Essence
We wil made a tour in the vineyard until the top of the hill. there you can see all the langhe hills, and i will talk about the season work into the wineyard. Then we will go into the vinery to learn all the process of vinification adn aging of the wine. And but last but not the least the winetasting! Other things to note is possible take your dog with you if the weather is not good we don't go into the wineyard, just in the winery and winetasting
Wild Food Foraging walk in the lovely hills Colli Tortonesi
Foraging walk for wild herbs and flowers in the enchanting hills COLLI TORTONESI about 1h15 minutes from Milano and from Genova. Let's discover which wild edible plants we can forage right now. You will be surprised of the abundance of wild food right at your doorstep in all seasons! We will discover green leaves for salads, flowers for extravagant dishes, salads and desserts & wild berries. I will explain to you in detail how you can recognise them safely and independently. After the walk, we will return to the garden and I will do a demonstration of what you can do with the plants we foraged. Since we are in a hilly area, the walk will be in some areas uphill and downhill. What to bring: comfortable clothes, sturdy shoes, a cloth bag or basket to take home the herbs, a notebook or a camera to document the herbs that we will find.
Create your own wine and take it home
What if you could be a winemaker for a day and bring home the wine you have made? Let's start with an interesting visit to a small peculiar wine cellar hidden among the beautiful hills of Monferrato and a regenerating walk on its vineyards and olive groves. We get to know an heroic viticulture and the story of Tommaso, the eccentric vigneron that produces wines with a well-defined and structured personality using new techniques (such as essential oils and microorganisms on the vineyards). Wine laboratory - Time to act! Learn the vigneron' secrets and follow at least 3 of your 5 senses to combinate diffent wine typologies and find the perfect match for you! All hand made of course, as the vigneron does. Each person will receive the technical tools and the necessary advices, as well as support during the whole experience, to work with 3 different wines. Try and test the combinations to make your own blend, find the taste and smell you like more. Once the wine is crafted it's time for you to proceed with the bottling, corking, sealing and labeling of your wine! The result is a unique combination created by you. Bring home your bottle and share it with your family or friends. Other things to note We reccommend to wear comfortable clothes and shoes. The relaxing walk in the vineyard depends on the weather conditions.
WineTasting & WineMaking Lesson
Monferrato Food&Wine: vieni a scoprire tutti i segreti sul Vino! Seguimi in questa esperienza unica dove ti svelerò i segreti del mio mestiere in compagnia di grandi vini e paesaggi mozzafiato. - Lezione di produzione vinicola - Lezione su come si degusta il vino - Degustazione guidata di 4 vini + tagliere in abbinamento
Truffle Tour & Enogastronomic Experience in Loazzolo
The TRUFFLE TOUR will be a very pleasant experience for all ages. The hours spent together will take us to visit with Andrea and Atena, our Trifulaio and his dog, the forests surrounding the 'Ciabot' of Loazzolo in search of the White Truffle d 'Alba. Ciabot will be our last stop. Inside, we can taste local products at Truffle (such as cheeses, cold cuts...) accompanied by a good glass of Barolo. The 'Ciabot' is equipped with bathrooms, stoves to warm us on cooler days and is able to comply with all the rules to protect from COVID.
Wine Tasting & Cellar / Vineyard Tour
Vi guiderò alla scoperta del nostro territorio a partire da una visita dei vigneti (Meteo permettendo, non in Inverno), passando alla visita in cantina e concludendo con una degustazione di almeno 7 dei nostri vini, partendo dal Piemonte DOC Chardonnay, passando per le diverse tipologie di Barbera d'Asti e Nebbiolo e concludendo con il nostro Moscato d'Asti DOCG
Organic Wine Tasting in the King' cellar
A regenerating beautiful day surrounded by wild landscapes and rolling hills in the Monferrato area (Piedmont) discovering an heroic viticulture. After a relaxing walk among the lines of the 70 years-old vineyard, olive groves and fruit plants, enjoyng the fresh air of the countryside, we enter the wine cellar hidden in a little village, part of an old building used in the past by Vittorio Emanuele II the King. Several type of organic local wines are tasted directly from the barriques to better understand all the wine production phases. We visit the fermentation room, the barrique "cave", the label room and the tasting rooms where to enjoy the marvellous view of the hilly landscape, discovering interesting and peculiar stories of the winemaker Tommaso and his creations. From the vineyards growing to the wine making procedures in the wine cellar, he produces his wine in the most possible ecological and natural way (using new techniques such as the use of essential oils to defeat plant deseases). His wines have a well defined and structured personality. Other things to note Remember to bring comfortable shoes to walk on the vineyard, weather permitting
Barbaresco Bike Tour
Excursion within the Unesco core zone "The hills of Barbaresco", among vineyards of Nebbiolo, hazelnut and truffle fields, crossing the municipalities where Barbaresco is born - Neive, Barbaresco and Treiso - along a mainly off-road route, in a continuous ups and downs. A Bike Tour through an unusual and off the beaten path, unknown to most people, for a different perspective. The route is carefully studied, of medium level: we will cycle through Nebbiolo vineyards, hazelnut groves, on easy dirt roads and small roads, always away from traffic, in complete safety. Other things to keep in mind It is a MEDIUM level bike tour. It is essential to know how to ride the bicycle at a basic level and want to have fun without rushing It is an experience suitable for children with at least 12 years of age The cost refers only to the experience. It is possible to rent Ebike or MTB which will be delivered directly to the departure: the rental cost is on request. It is also possible to add tastings in the cellar: the cost of the tasting is on request.
Truffle Hunt with a local family in a private experience
The Truffle experience is a total immersion in the misterious world of truffle , an exclusive experience for wine and food lovers. The goal is to offer an unforgettable emotion both in nature and at the table by tasting delicacies combined with selected wines of the area. Partecipants are let to the woods with our master truffle dog. This is the most fascinating part of the route and honestly speaking the dog is the real leading actor of the hunt. The tour culminates with a lunch allowing to taste many of our products and fresh truffle of the season The goal is to offer an unforgettable emotion both in nature and at the table by tasting delicacies combined with selected wines of the area. Other things to note In case of wet weather, Boots and Umbrella will be provided
Horse ride in Monferrato
Horseback ride lasting an hour and a half in the heart of the Basso Monferrato. Immersed in the green of our hills, through woods and meadows. Asphalted roads or roads busy with motorized transport will be avoided as much as possible. No skills are required for the experience, just a great desire to have fun and enjoy the excitement.
Impariamo insieme a cucinare la tradizionale pasta fresca
Scopri come preparare la pasta fatta in casa facilmente e con successo. Utilizziamo le ricette che ci sono state tramandate dalle nostre nonne: con solo farina e acqua ti insegneremo i segreti per fare TAGLIATELLE e RAVIOLI, in una cucina accogliente nel centro di Asti. Inizieremo con una breve introduzione sugli ingredienti e un piccolo aperitivo/spuntino. E poi subito mani in pasta: faremo l’impasto insieme e imparerai a preparare la tua pasta da zero. Vedremo insieme diversi formati di pasta: tagliatelle, ravioli e i tradizionali gnocchi di patate. Prepareremo inoltre gustosi sughi e salse per condire ciascun formato che poi gusteremo al termine della lezione! In abbinamento sarà servito ottimo vino locale di produttori della zona. Se siete in gruppo, a seconda delle vostre particolari necessità, possiamo creare delle lezioni di cucina su misura adatte ad occasioni speciali come compleanni, anniversari, addii al nubilato o celibato. Se nel gruppo ci sono dei bambini sono i benvenuti.
Wine Tasting Vini Naturali al confine di Langhe e Monferrato
Un viaggio per comprendere la viticoltura biologica e biodinamica. Coltivare un vigneto e fare il vino è soprattutto passione. In un bicchiere di vino si deve percepire il carattere del produttore e del terroir. -La vigna: comprenderete il profondo legame tra viticoltori e la terra. Il nostro non è solo un lavoro, è soprattutto il dovere di mantenere un territorio e lasciarlo in eredità alle generazioni future in un modo migliore di come lo abbiano trovato. -La cantina, il luogo dove si compie il passaggio. Le uve ammostate diventano vino: l'essenza del terroir. Qui il vino nasce, diventa grande e riposa prima in botti e poi in bottiglia. Sono l'assaggio, il tempo e la luna che ci dicono quando il vino va imbottigliato. Settembre, Ottobre e Novembre sono i mesi magici per venire i cantina; i vigneti che si colorano di giallo e di rosso, il profumo del mosto che fermenta, le prime brume autunnali e i sapori della nostra tradizione. - I vini: ogni terreno ha il suo vino. Questa al confine tra Langhe e Monferrato è una terra di eccellenza per Barbera e Moscato. Assaggerete ( in abbinamento con prodotti del territorio): -"Adele" Metodo Classico rose' Extra brut realizzato con una cuvee di Nebbiolo, Barbera e pinot nero. -Barbera d'Asti DOCG -Barbera d'Asti Superiore DOCG -"Doro" Moscato Metodo Classico
Truffle hunting starting from Alba
Discover the secrets, the traditional techniques in a true hunting of the precious white or black truffle with a professional "Trifolao" and his inseparable dog. Understand how, where & why truffles grow up in our area, learn the differences between black & white truffle, enjoy the intense & costant scent, understanding the degree of ripening of a truffle by your nose. You will meet Margherita at Alba train station, then you will be led up the surrounding Langhe's hills to admire the striking view, walking through it, enjoying the nature & of course looking for truffle!! The transfert isn't included so you follow the guide with your car to meet the truffle hunter (15/20 min from Alba downtown). Transport is provided on request. WHITE TRUFFLE HUNTING SEASON from 21st September until 31st January-BLACK TRUFFLE HUNTING SEASON all year. The truffles found during the hunt are not included but you can be bought from the hunter. Rubber boots are available on request. After the reasearch you can have a food tasting in the wood (or indoors) with an extra charge. It may include salami, cheese, truffle spreads, wine, water and other local delicacies. The tour usually is shared with other guests; travelling alone & reserving for one we required € 50 as extra directly the day of the tour (not in case someone joins that tour).
Slow Food- The Hazelnut world and taste
Our Azienda Agricola is composed by fields of hazelnut trees, the farm, the bakery and the agritourism. First of all we'll explain you how we take care of our trees and of the land. Then we'll focus on the hazelnuts, so we'll tell you about the blooming, the maturation and the harvest. Here we'll discuss together about what is the integrated agricolure and why we follow this method. After this first part we'll pass through the farm and reach the "shelling-room", the place where we keep the nuts and the machines that shell them. Here we'll talk about the shelling-process, Piedmont I.G.P. Hazelnut and its role in the world market. For the last part of the tour we'll guide you to our bakery. Here we'll explain you how the hazelnut can be used in patisserie and we'll teach you to distinguish high-quality and low-quality products. At this point we'll also discuss about the great theme of food and how the production processes can influence the quality of it. At the end of the tour you will taste our cakes, cookies, hazelnuts, creams and chocolates in the agritourism! We like to highlight that with this visit we want to make people more conscious about great themes as artigianal food, integrated agricolure and self-maintenance on the line of Slow Food thoughts. Therefore in our tour you'll experience both the practical and the theoretical points of view that drive Cascina Barroero. Other things to note The best gps here is Google Mpas, you can insert the name of our business "Cascina Barroero" and reach us easly. Do not insert the address or it will guide you to onother house, insert "Cascina Barroero".
Traditional Piedmont cooking in Asti
We will welcome you in our home kitchen and we will cook together a complete traditional Piedmontese menù with a starter, a main pasta dish and a dessert. For example we will prepare Insalata Russa, Gnocchi with Castelmagno cheese and Dolce Savoia, a special version of Tiramisù that had been served by our family to Italian Royal Family at the beginning of XIX century. We will share all the secrets of our family recipes. During the lesson we will enjoy typical local wine and at the end we will have a delicious meal all together. You will receive the recipe book as a memory of this experience. We can also offer special classes gluten free, vegetarian or vegan with traditional specific recipes, as we are running a veg cooking activity since 2016. Other things to note We will offer you the recipes book, all the ingredients (prefering organic and local) and a good local wine bottle!