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Barolo Wine Tour

Description

The Wine

Made from 100% Nebbiolo grapes. 13% minimum alcohol content. Flavour: full-bodied, dry, velvety, robust. Bouquet: characteristic and intense. Garnet red colour with orange sparkles. Minimum aging requirement: three years (two in barrel); five for the riserva. Traditional aging takes place in large oak barrels; modern aging (or “new school”) in small French toasted casks. Ideal with braised meat, game, cheese and truffles.

 

Read more about Barolo wine making on our blog


 

Barolo classic tour

4-hour tour; professional driver; 1 wine-tasting of 4 wines; free time in the town of Barolo.

 

Let our professional driver take you on the most panoramic wine routes winding through the area of production of the famous Barolo wine, spread across eleven municipalities, where Nebbiolo grapes are cultivated.

 

Take advantage of stunning photo opportunities over the Langhe hills which are part of the 50th UNESCO World Heritage site of Italy, because of the historical value of a unique patchwork landscape, dotted with medieval towers, castles and quaint villages. Get familiar with elements and facts of the region otherwise silent to a hurried glance.

 

Continue to an off-the-beaten-track boutique wine cellar – where quality and family traditions are valued – and step inside the cellar to taste four premium wines including two different types of Barolo.

 

In the end, our guide takes you to the must-see town of Barolo, to admire the outside architecture of the imposing castle and for some free time to spend in the numerous wine shops.

 

Rate

  • 69 € per person, minimum 4 guests;
  • 85 € per person, minimum 3 guests;
  • 115 € per person, minimum 2 guests;
  • FREE OF CHARGE for kids up to 17 y.o., accompanied by two adults;

Barolo premium tour

4-hour tour; professional driver; 2 wine-tastings of 4 types of Barolo each, in 2 different wine-cellars.

 

The premium tour is ideal for wine enthusiasts willing to compare the different flavors and peculiarities that Barolo gets according to the vineyard where grapes are grown. This tour includes the professional driver available for 4 hours and the visit and tasting in two different Barolo wineries set over the Langhe hills. Each wine tasting is focused on four types of Barolo wine selected among prestigious single- vineyards, in contrast for their different geological formation and/or among relevant vintages of the last decade.

 

Rate

  • 118 € per person, minimum 4 guests;
  • 132 € per person, minimum 3 guests;
  • 159 € per person, minimum 2 guests;
  • FREE OF CHARGE for kids up to 17 y.o., accompanied by two adults;

The rate includes (classic and premium tours)

  • professional driver available 4 hours (10am to 2pm or 2pm to 6pm);
  • pick-up and drop-off from Alba or hotels in the immediate surroundings. A different array of luxury cars and vans are available. No specific type or brand of car is guaranteed unless specifically requested at time of booking;
  • 22% VAT;
  • Wine tasting:
    • classic tour: 1 wine tasting of 4 wines;
    • premium tour: 2 wine tastings of 4 types of Barolo each in 2 different wineries.
Example of car used on our tours. No car brand is guaranteed unless specifically requested at time of booking

The rate does not include

  • any entrance fee, meal, additional tasting, transfer, tips, personal expense and anything else not mentioned above in “the rate includes” field.

 

Private tour: YES

Participants: Max 15 (for larger groups please contact us)

Length: 4 hours

Kids and family friendly: YES (not alcoholic beverages will be served to anyone under the Italian drinking age of 18)

Accessibility: to be confirmed at time of booking

Physical activity: low

Meeting place: Alba or your hotel located within the surrounding area

Arrival place: Alba or your hotel located within the surrounding area

In case of rain: the tour runs

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