Unique things to do in Montferrat
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Unique things to do in Montferrat

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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
Guided mtb tour to discover Monferrato
The tour takes place on the green hills of Monferrato and we will head towards pine forests, lakes and rivers where it will be possible to have a refreshing break during summertime. Depending on the level of skills of the participants I can tailor a tour in order to allow anyone to enjoy a nice day in the open air. No one will be disappointed: from the agonist to the family! And after the ride, we could go to one of the many typical restaurants to taste the delicacies and flavors of the products of the gastronomic tradition, but also and above all the wine that made this region well-known all over the world (i.e. Gavi and Dolcetto di Ovada). Furthermore, a guided tour means to get tips and suggestions to improve your riding technique! Other things to note If you can't find availability on the calendar, please send me a message : I will arrange for a tour just for you !
Wine Tasting & Cellar / Vineyard Tour
Riding between Langhe and Monferrato, the Bussi Piero company opens its doors to you I will guide you to discover our territory starting from a short walk in our vineyards spreading the differences between Langhe and Monferrato and the different varieties present, going to the visit in the cellar and concluding with a tasting on our panoramic terrace or in our tasting room, of at least 6 of our wines, starting from Piedmont doc Chardonnay, passing through the different types of Barbera d 'Asti and Nebbiolo and concluding with our Moscato d 'Asti DOCG. The tasting will be accompanied by a small cutting board of local products, charcuterie and cheeses, including the hazelnuts of our production
Wine Tour&Tasting with Sommelier
Experiencing Piemonte can change your life: the rolling hills, the medieval castles, the unbelievable quality of the wines and the amazing food scene can sometimes make you feel like you have just travelled to another dimension. You will learn about the diversity of soils, the complexity of the wines and our winemaking culture. Great people, farmers, Sommeliers, winemakers will welcome you and help you understand what makes this place unique. The “One day with a Somm” experience is normally designed to show you both Barolo and Barbaresco valley, in order to understand the geography, the different terroir and the wines. There’s a big focus on authenticity, tradition and the Piemontese cultural heritage. The tour includes 2 winery visits and tastings, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, transportation and a Certified Sommelier as a guide for the day. These are the wine areas we can explore together: Barolo, Barbaresco, Roero, Monferrato, Alta Langa (feel free to inquire for others).
Cooking class in Langhe!
Dogliani and the Langhe are the homeland of wine, there isn't a better way to welcome you than with a good glass of Dogliani wine! So it's time to get to work. We'll start with a delicious appetizer: vegetable flan with fondue. Then we will prepare handmade pasta combined with a sauce made with the freshest ingredients of the season. We will make tajarin, tagliatelle or maltagliati, served with vegetables, cheese, sausage or mushroom sauces, depending on the seasonal availability. Finally, following the tradition, we will prepare zabaione, the typical egg-based liqueur cream, perfect to combine with cakes and biscuits. After working hard, it will be time to enjoy our dishes in a pleasant friendly lunch. Please let me know about any intolerance or preferences during the booking process and I'll be happy to adapt the menu to meet your request. The experience is in Italian, if you need it in English I will arrange it without problems. During the class you will find the recipe book available in 4 languages: Italian, English, German or French.

Try the wines of Montferrat

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.
Barolo Wine&Food Tasting at the Winery
GUARANTEED SOCIAL DISTANCING OF 1 METER BETWEEN GUESTS, SANITIZED TASTING ROOM Visit the Piedmont wine region, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit a famous family owned winery and taste local wines, such as Barbaresco, Barolo and Barbera. For centuries, the family has been producing wine in the rolling hills of the Langhe. The family business is located in Castiglione Falletto, in the heart of the Barolo region and near the beautiful medieval village of Castiglione. Charles, the owner, will accompany you on your visit to the tasting cellar, where children and pets are always welcome. Begin with a tour of the vineyards and then continue to the cellar to taste 7 different wines paired with local cold cuts and cheese. Other things to note Taste 7 wines (1 Barolo D.O.C.G., 1 Barbaresco D.O.C.G., 2 Langhe D.O.C. Nebbiolo, 1 Barbera d'Alba D.O.C., 1 Dolcetto d'Alba D.O.C., 1 Langhe D.O.C. Bianco and 1 Moscato d'Asti D.O.C.G.) + 2 liquors. NB Kids under 12 are free of charge and have a dedicated playground for them ! Also they will be offered fresh juice and some snacks for free !
La Risorseria, un racconto di vino e altre cose
La Risorseria è un luogo dall'atmosfera casalinga, che ti introdurrà nella cultura di Langa. Lasciati trasportare dal racconto di Pier, che ti guiderà nella degustazione dei vini prodotti dalla nostra azienda di famiglia. Potrai assaggiare tutti i vini disponibili al momento, come il nostro bianco autoctono, la Nas-cetta del comune di Novello, il vino rosso Falun, il Dolcetto d'Alba, il Langhe Nebbiolo, la Barbera Superiore e i Baroli. Tutti i calici saranno accompagnati da grissini stirati a mano e nocciole tonda gentile e verranno abbinati a formaggi e salumi locali. Sarà un'occasione per scoprire alcune nozioni sulla cultura di Langa, sulle nostre tradizioni e le nostre radici, e nel frattempo, perchè no, potrai suonare il pianoforte o leggere un libro o dialogare con gli altri ospiti .. amiamo le connessioni! Seduto ai vecchi tavoli della Risorseria ti sentirai come in un piccolo salotto o cucina delle vecchie case di Langa. Il locale ospita inoltre alcune opere prodotte da artisti locali, e potrete scoprire come in Risorseria vengono prodotti manufatti artistici e di design con gli scarti di vinificazione e agricoli. Consultando un libro di antiche ricette piemontesi, crescerà in te la voglia di cenare o pranzare in uno degli incredibili ristoranti della zona, per cui saremo lieti di donarti il nostro consiglio e darti una mano nella scelta. Quindi...ti aspettiamo?
Wine tour and tasting in the Langhe with Simone
We will start the wine tour with a visit to our best vineyard, from which the Moscato d 'Asti docg is born: Rossana and I will describe you our territory and how the vineyards are cultivated. We will then go to the cellar where you can see how our wines are born and at the end of the visit you can taste them paired with a small taste of typical products such as cheese, salumi, "cugnà" and hazelnuts from small local producers. Our wines are SQNPI certified for environmental sustainability and our cellar is part of the FIVI (Federazione Italiana Vignaioli Indipendenti).
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.

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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
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
Guided mtb tour to discover Monferrato
The tour takes place on the green hills of Monferrato and we will head towards pine forests, lakes and rivers where it will be possible to have a refreshing break during summertime. Depending on the level of skills of the participants I can tailor a tour in order to allow anyone to enjoy a nice day in the open air. No one will be disappointed: from the agonist to the family! And after the ride, we could go to one of the many typical restaurants to taste the delicacies and flavors of the products of the gastronomic tradition, but also and above all the wine that made this region well-known all over the world (i.e. Gavi and Dolcetto di Ovada). Furthermore, a guided tour means to get tips and suggestions to improve your riding technique! Other things to note If you can't find availability on the calendar, please send me a message : I will arrange for a tour just for you !
Wine Tasting & Cellar / Vineyard Tour
Riding between Langhe and Monferrato, the Bussi Piero company opens its doors to you I will guide you to discover our territory starting from a short walk in our vineyards spreading the differences between Langhe and Monferrato and the different varieties present, going to the visit in the cellar and concluding with a tasting on our panoramic terrace or in our tasting room, of at least 6 of our wines, starting from Piedmont doc Chardonnay, passing through the different types of Barbera d 'Asti and Nebbiolo and concluding with our Moscato d 'Asti DOCG. The tasting will be accompanied by a small cutting board of local products, charcuterie and cheeses, including the hazelnuts of our production
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.
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.
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!
Wine Tour&Tasting with Sommelier
Experiencing Piemonte can change your life: the rolling hills, the medieval castles, the unbelievable quality of the wines and the amazing food scene can sometimes make you feel like you have just travelled to another dimension. You will learn about the diversity of soils, the complexity of the wines and our winemaking culture. Great people, farmers, Sommeliers, winemakers will welcome you and help you understand what makes this place unique. The “One day with a Somm” experience is normally designed to show you both Barolo and Barbaresco valley, in order to understand the geography, the different terroir and the wines. There’s a big focus on authenticity, tradition and the Piemontese cultural heritage. The tour includes 2 winery visits and tastings, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, transportation and a Certified Sommelier as a guide for the day. These are the wine areas we can explore together: Barolo, Barbaresco, Roero, Monferrato, Alta Langa (feel free to inquire for others).
Barolo Wine&Food Tasting at the Winery
GUARANTEED SOCIAL DISTANCING OF 1 METER BETWEEN GUESTS, SANITIZED TASTING ROOM Visit the Piedmont wine region, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit a famous family owned winery and taste local wines, such as Barbaresco, Barolo and Barbera. For centuries, the family has been producing wine in the rolling hills of the Langhe. The family business is located in Castiglione Falletto, in the heart of the Barolo region and near the beautiful medieval village of Castiglione. Charles, the owner, will accompany you on your visit to the tasting cellar, where children and pets are always welcome. Begin with a tour of the vineyards and then continue to the cellar to taste 7 different wines paired with local cold cuts and cheese. Other things to note Taste 7 wines (1 Barolo D.O.C.G., 1 Barbaresco D.O.C.G., 2 Langhe D.O.C. Nebbiolo, 1 Barbera d'Alba D.O.C., 1 Dolcetto d'Alba D.O.C., 1 Langhe D.O.C. Bianco and 1 Moscato d'Asti D.O.C.G.) + 2 liquors. NB Kids under 12 are free of charge and have a dedicated playground for them ! Also they will be offered fresh juice and some snacks for free !
La Risorseria, un racconto di vino e altre cose
La Risorseria è un luogo dall'atmosfera casalinga, che ti introdurrà nella cultura di Langa. Lasciati trasportare dal racconto di Pier, che ti guiderà nella degustazione dei vini prodotti dalla nostra azienda di famiglia. Potrai assaggiare tutti i vini disponibili al momento, come il nostro bianco autoctono, la Nas-cetta del comune di Novello, il vino rosso Falun, il Dolcetto d'Alba, il Langhe Nebbiolo, la Barbera Superiore e i Baroli. Tutti i calici saranno accompagnati da grissini stirati a mano e nocciole tonda gentile e verranno abbinati a formaggi e salumi locali. Sarà un'occasione per scoprire alcune nozioni sulla cultura di Langa, sulle nostre tradizioni e le nostre radici, e nel frattempo, perchè no, potrai suonare il pianoforte o leggere un libro o dialogare con gli altri ospiti .. amiamo le connessioni! Seduto ai vecchi tavoli della Risorseria ti sentirai come in un piccolo salotto o cucina delle vecchie case di Langa. Il locale ospita inoltre alcune opere prodotte da artisti locali, e potrete scoprire come in Risorseria vengono prodotti manufatti artistici e di design con gli scarti di vinificazione e agricoli. Consultando un libro di antiche ricette piemontesi, crescerà in te la voglia di cenare o pranzare in uno degli incredibili ristoranti della zona, per cui saremo lieti di donarti il nostro consiglio e darti una mano nella scelta. Quindi...ti aspettiamo?
In search of the Alba Truffle
Truffle Experience is synonymous with sharing a passion. The goal is to share with you our love for this generous land and our constant commitment to protect and respect it. We'll go into our truffle forest, just a few minutes drive from the meeting point. Here you'll see at work one of our dogs, very sweet and lovely "lagotti romagnoli", with exceptional smell. You'll be fascinated by the countless curiosities told by Renzo, our super trusted "trifulao" and his devotion to this occupation, full of mystery and respect for tradition. At the end of the truffle hunt in the woods we'll move to Alba to our shop, where you'll be able to relax and enjoy our Gourmet Aperitif. During this food and wine immersion you can satisfy your palate and discover more about the excellence of the area and their methods of production and transformation. - Sportswear and sneakers or boots are recommended. - Transportation is not included. - In case of bad weather, the tour may be postponed. - Your dogs are welcome, in case you decide to bring them with you we kindly ask you to let us know in advance. Follow us on IG @eleattartufialba
Wine tour and tasting in the Langhe with Simone
We will start the wine tour with a visit to our best vineyard, from which the Moscato d 'Asti docg is born: Rossana and I will describe you our territory and how the vineyards are cultivated. We will then go to the cellar where you can see how our wines are born and at the end of the visit you can taste them paired with a small taste of typical products such as cheese, salumi, "cugnà" and hazelnuts from small local producers. Our wines are SQNPI certified for environmental sustainability and our cellar is part of the FIVI (Federazione Italiana Vignaioli Indipendenti).
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.
Cooking class in Langhe!
Dogliani and the Langhe are the homeland of wine, there isn't a better way to welcome you than with a good glass of Dogliani wine! So it's time to get to work. We'll start with a delicious appetizer: vegetable flan with fondue. Then we will prepare handmade pasta combined with a sauce made with the freshest ingredients of the season. We will make tajarin, tagliatelle or maltagliati, served with vegetables, cheese, sausage or mushroom sauces, depending on the seasonal availability. Finally, following the tradition, we will prepare zabaione, the typical egg-based liqueur cream, perfect to combine with cakes and biscuits. After working hard, it will be time to enjoy our dishes in a pleasant friendly lunch. Please let me know about any intolerance or preferences during the booking process and I'll be happy to adapt the menu to meet your request. The experience is in Italian, if you need it in English I will arrange it without problems. During the class you will find the recipe book available in 4 languages: Italian, English, German or French.
Langhe Truffle hunting Experience
Discovering the secrets and the traditional techniques in a true hunt 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 & constant scent, understanding the degree of ripening of a truffle by your nose. You will meet Margherita at the meeting point, you can follow her car with your car on the Langhe's hills admiring the striking view (few minutes driving). THE MEETING POINT MAY CHANGE (15/20 minutes max from Alba downtown). Please provide your contact information when making reservations for lastminute communications. The transfert isn't included, you follow the guide with your car to meet the truffle hunter (5/10 min from the meeting point). Transport is provided on request. WHITE TRUFFLE HUNTING SEASON from 1st of October until 31st of January-BLACK TRUFFLE HUNTING SEASON most all year. The truffles found during the hunt are not included but you can be bought from the hunter. Different sizes of rubber boots are available. The tour usually is shared with other guests; travelling alone & reserving for one we require € 70 as extra directly the day of the tour (not in case someone joins that tour).
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