Wine and truffles: a perfect couple

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Tour Number

Activity Level

75777


Categories

Food and Wine, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.
The wine region we will be visiting is characterized by little, mostly medieval villages perched on top of hilltops therefore, this tour is not friendly for people with disabilities.

Maximum travelers: 2

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Wine tasting and truffle hunting


This is a day trip to the truffle area in Piemonte, famous to the real connoisseurs of fine wines and food.
On arriving to the Langhe area with my driver, we will meet up with an expert trifolao (that stands for truffle digger) and his loyal "assistant" and will spend approx. 2 hours hunting truffles.

Stop for a quick bite anywhere our stomachs will take us.

Wine tasting of the area's pride and joy: Barolo and its family.

Return drive to Torino.

Itinerary

THIS DAY TRIP STARTS AND ENDS IN TORINO.
The itinerary foresees 2 activities: wine tasting and truffle hunt and both of the above activities take place in the Barolo or Barbaresco terroirs.
Please take note that white truffles are harvested as from late September to February therefore if you choose to do the truffle hunt outside this limited time period, you will be hunting for black truffles.

Please take note that this is an estimate agenda of the tour, inclusive of highlights. I can customize this tour to your personal interests, so please let me know your preferences.

I may occasionally find it necessary to modify the stated itinerary/supplier due to unforeseen circumstances, availability, or in order to improve the trip. In the event that I alter any part(s) of the itinerary, I will substitute a service or supplier of equal or greater quality.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel

Duration: 9 hours

Tour duration includes transportation times - roughly 3 hours in total

Transportation

I will not drive you around the winding hills of Langhe region but I generally work with the assistance of a professional, reliable driver, Mauro who will zoom us in his Mercedes Class V through the winding roads of beautiful hills clad in vineyards. Mercedes class V is equipped with wifi, AC, Apple & Samsung battery chargers, water.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: Transportation from Torino to Langhe area and return trip to Torino.
My services as a knowledgeable, professional guide and passionate food & wine lover.
Maps of the Langhe area.
Truffle hunt of max 2 hours with an expert truffle hunter who will teach you the secrets of truffle hunting, followed by a black truffle tasting with bread, salami, cheese and wine.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 euro - This is the max cost per person for a wine tasting of 2 glasses of Nebbiolo-grape-based, young vintages.

What’s Extra

Other: Wine tastings. A standard wine tasting of 3 glasses of local wines is approx. Euro 30,00 per person but this figure can change according to whether you decide to go for a Barolo spree and decide to taste very important vintages.

Food and beverages.

A Recent Review of this tour

We had a wonderful day with Carol! First we visited Lola, the truffle dog, and his master and went into the woods and meadows to hunt for truffles. It was a great "adventure" and Carol explained (or translated) everything about truffels for us. And --- we (Lola, of course) really found a white truffle!! After that we had wonderfull lunch, visited a huge sparkling wine cellar and castle with a big wine shop. A fantastic day with Carol we will not forget. Thank you! Chris
Christopher Funk

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    75777


    Categories

    Food and Wine, Day Trip / Out of Town

    Details

    Kid Friendly: No.

    Friendly: No.
    The wine region we will be visiting is characterized by little, mostly medieval villages perched on top of hilltops therefore, this tour is not friendly for people with disabilities.

    Maximum travelers: 2

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent)

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