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Moscato and Barbera wine tour

Description

Wines

Three different wines are made from 100% Moscato grapes,:

Moscato d’Asti is a still wine (bright straw colour, characteristic nose, aromatic and sweet flavour is drunk with dessert);

Asti DOCG is the sparkling wine (fine and persistent foam, delicate nose, aromatic and well-balanced flavour);

Loazzolo DOC is a unique late-harvest wine made from naturally dried grapes aged for at least two years.


 

Tour del Moscato e del Barbera

8-hour tour; professional driver; lunch of the wine-maker with wine tasting; second wine-tasting of 4 wines; free time in Nizza Monferrato.

 

Hassle-free day, let our professional driver take you around!

Example of van used on our tours

 

Panoramic tour over the Monferrato hills and photo-stop along the way to take a full view of the countryside of Piedmont, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

 

Visit the cellar of a Barbera wine producer, set in the countryside surrounding the town of Nizza Monferrato, south of Asti, where local Barbera grapes are aged in barrels with a technique similar to the one used in Barolo. As a result, the newest D.O.C.G. appellation, named “Nizza“, recently withdrawn the attention of wine critics.

 

Enjoy a traditional wine-maker lunch with cold appetizers, salami, cheese and other traditional products, dessert, all paired with five DOC and DOCG wines.

 

In the early afternoon transfer on the hill of Cassinasco, a small village where the ruins of a former medieval watching tower are still standing.

 

Visit and tasting of a Moscato wine in the cellar of a small family-run wine producer where four wines are served with focaccia, breadsticks and local cheese.

 

Free time in the town of Nizza Monferrato for shopping in one of the historic food shops of the pedestrian town centre. Possibility for an extra wine tasting (not included) in the local wine shop.

 

Rate

  • 139 € per person, minimum 4 guests;
  • 159 € per person, minimum 3 guests;
  • 205 € per person, minimum 2 guests;
  • 25 € for kids up to 17 y.o., accompanied by two adults;

 

The rate includes

  • Professional driver available 8 hours (10am to 6pm);
  • Pick-up and drop-off from the area around Santo Stefano Belbo, Canelli and Nizza Monferrato and 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;
  • 4-courses lunch, water and coffee;
  • 2 wine tastings in 2 different wineries, of at least 4 wines each;
  • itinerary as described above, including free time in the towns of Cassinasco and Nizza Monferrato;
  • 22% VAT

 

The rate does not include

  • Any entrance fee, meal, additional tasting, transfer, tips, personal expense and anything else not mentioned above in the “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 Asti or your hotel if located within the surrounding area

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

Transport: not included in the rate. The guide will join your vehicle

In case of rain: the tour runs

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