Food and Wine Tour in Piedmont

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Culinary tour in northern Italy

Embark in our 3-days Food and Wine Tour in Piedmont – Italy – and indulge in the most sought after recipes and culinary traditions around the wine regions of Alba and Asti.

Visit small wine producers, renowned restaurants and passionate food purveyors who bring the food tasting to the next level, by sharing their expertise and opening the doors of their offbeat workshops.

On top of the acclaimed Barolo wine, our Food and Wine Tour in Piedmont, takes you to boutique wineries specialized in other great wines of the region, like the Barbera d’Asti aged in oak and a less-known indigenous grape varietal, called Ruché.

  • 3 days / 2 nights in cozy farmhouses or luxury hotels
  • Tasting of 12 cheeses with the cheese refiner
  • Award-winning bakery
  • The butcher experience in Asti: cold cuts and cured meats
  • Boutique wine cellars of Barolo, Barbera d’Asti, Ruché, Moscato and other wines

A farmhouse or 4-star hotel with gourmet breakfast is included in the rate shown below.

On request, we can upgrade to a luxury five-star hotel (Relais San Maurizio, Castello di Guarene, Casa di Langa or else) or to a boutique hotel among a collection of handpicked properties

The Customer has the right to withdraw, without providing any reason, under the following conditions:

  • There shall be a 50€ non-­refundable processing fee (per person) on any cancellation request, regardless the time frame within the cancellation is submitted;
  • from 60 to 46 days before the performance of the Tourist Package, by paying a penalty equal to 50% of the price;
  • from 45 to 8 days before the performance of the Tourist Package, by paying a penalty equal to 80% of the price;
  • from 7 days before the performance of the Tourist Package, by paying a penalty equal to 100% of the price;

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Food tour in Piedmont

Riccardo T. – November 2021

Fantastic three days tour with my family. Everything was exceptionally organized and even the slightest problem was taken care of. Marco is really good at his job: he will entertain you with a well balanced mixture of information and cool facts, always given with a smile. Definitely recommend !

Food tour with Meet Piemonte

Lorraine W. – September 2019

Meet Piemonte arranged a private food tour for our group of twelve. We loved the villa we stayed at and the overall organization was outstanding. Plenty of food, in fact, we wished to have less meals included because by the second day we were so full we couldn’t even enjoy it anymore. The only thing we wished to stay longer and go to Turin. Kudos to our driver Simona and to our guide Luigi!

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Day 1 – Food and Wine Tour in northwest Italy

Lunch included

The Food and Wine Tour in Piedmont – Italy – begins in the Monferrato hill district known for its vineyards, hilltop villages and postcard-like views.

After driving in the province of Asti, arrive to a cozy and rustic restaurant of a farmhouse  where lunch is awaiting for you. Savor traditional recipes prepared like grandma used to do and toast with wine to your arrival in Piedmont. 

This afternoon step inside a family-run wine cellar focused on Barbera and other local grape varietal. After a short walk in the vineyards with the owner of the winery, sit down for a premium wine tasting including the prestigious DOCG appellation “Nizza”, obtained by aging in oak the Barbera wine.

Later, check-in at the selected accommodation.

Tonight is yours for either explore on your own the local culinary scene or let us book one of the most renowned dining options of the area.

Day 2 – Culinary tour in Piedmont

Breakfast and food tastings

Depart for Asti and discover a typical Italian town not affected yet by mass-tourism. The original Roman grid of the town is taken by medieval towers and homes of wealthy families who used to fight against each other during the middle-ages.

Meet your local tour guide and take a look at the imposing gothic Cathedral which boasts precious works of art. As we stroll around Asti we visit some well-preserved traditional food stores that survives to the drastic economic changes of the last decades.

A passionate butcher welcomes us in its shop and provides a tasting of local cured meats such as a boiled salami, a veal sausage paired with a glass of red wine, whose acidity well balance the fat of these cured meats.

Then, the tempting smell of baked goods coming from the workshop of a small bakery will lead us to the next tasting. Meet this award-winning pastry chef and indulge in the most fragrant crusts and biscotti paired with an Italian espresso coffee.

Later, transfer by car a few miles outside of Asti to a farmhouse set in the countryside where a cheese refiner opens its aging cellar. His art is fascinating just like his devotion to tasteful cheese (12 types) which he will present during the tasting, paired with local jams and honey.

Our culinary tour in Piedmont continues in the Monferrato wine district in a enchanted winery surrounded by vineyards. Here the focus is an indigenous grape varietal, called Ruché, grown for centuries in a limited geographical area.

Tonight is again your choice to pick a new restaurant for more mouth-watering experiences.

Day 3 –  Lunch at the Barolo winery

Breakfast and lunch included

The last day of our Food and Wine Tour in Piedmont sets off with a panoramic drive toward the Langhe hills.

We recommend a stroll in the village of Neive, a medieval hamlet rich of history and beauty.

Continue to the Barolo wine region, all the way to the village of La Morra, from where one enjoys breathtaking views over vineyards dotted with medieval castles, the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Langhe hills.

We celebrate the end of our culinary tour in Piedmont with lunch in a Barolo winery where each course is paired with a different wine. Visit the aging premises and sit down for one more culinary feast.

The afternoon is yours, maybe for a visit to the town of Alba where truffle shops are awaiting to bring home some extra memory of the region.

Book now the Food and Wine Tour in Piedmont

From 420€ per person in double occupancy

For a customized tour, send an email to info@meetpiemonte.com

The rate includes

  • 3 nights in a rustic farmhouse, in the wine region of Asti, breakfast included
  • Traditional lunch in a farmhouse (three courses and wine)
  • Visit a Barbera d’Asti winery and tasting of at least four premium wines
  • Tour guide specialized in gastronomy and wines, for 3 hours in Asti
  • Butcher experience in Asti paired with a glass of wine
  • Tasting at the bakery of traditional biscotti and other specialties, with coffee
  • Cheese tasting – 12 types – with the cheese refiner, paired with jams and honey
  • Visit a cellar focused on Ruché wine – tasting of four wines
  • Lunch in a Barolo winery with wine tasting paired with five courses
  • Concierge service for dining reservations
  • VAT 22%
  • Tour Operator Limited Liability Insurance

The rate does not include

  • Transportation
  • Hotel city tax
  • Dinners
  • Any other meal, tasting, activity, entrance ticket, personal expense, tips and anything else not mentioned in the field “the rate includes”.

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