Barolo Wine Tour from Milan

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Milan

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On this tour you will discover some of the most famous Italian wines, visiting two different wine regions part of Unesco World Heritage: Monferrato and Langhe. In the morning starting your tour having a look at the nice sloping hills of Monferrato with its enchanting colours; arriving in Canelli, considered the place of reference of Spumante sparkling wine production.Wine tasting to follow.Transfer to Langhe region where Medieval hill towns and wineyards stretchs as far as eyes can see. Here some of the best red wine in the world are made. Barolo, the “King of Wines”, is the most well-known, but you can also enjoy excellent Barbaresco, Barbera and Dolcetto.Lunch in a family-run winery among the hills; let's taste regional dishes of Piedmont served by a wine selection explained by an enologist. Before going back to Milan, guided tour of Barolo town with its Medieval Castle that command the plain.
In the morning start your tour having a look at the nice sloping hills of Monferrato: the enchanting colors, flavors and savors are emotions you are going to feel again during your wine tasting. Specifically, you will discover Barbera, a precious red wine and the Asti sparkling white wine: Spumante, the Italian version of the French champagne. This will take place in the worldwide famous "subterranean cathedrals", more than 10 km. (15 miles) of galleries dug into tufa, about a hundred feet under the ground, where millions of bottles undergo fermentation at the constant temperature of 12-14°C ( °F).In this enchanting and magic place, you will discover all the different phases of the wine production and you will experience a fantastic tasting.  The lunch will take place on a family-run cellar, where will be provided as well some local grappa (Moscato, Chardonnay and Barbera) as digestive. In the afternoon you will move to Langhe. In this area you'll have the opportunity to have a short visit to an ancient medieval castle, very interesting for its arts and history, located on a small town on the top of a hill. Later on will be finally time for Barolo: you will move to renowned winery, located on the top of a hill dominating the whole area, with a breathtaking view over the vine-striped region. At the end of the visit of the wine-cellars, and after a pleasant walk into the vineyards, a full tasting of Barolo wines will be provided.After this tour, wine will have no more secrets for you.

What’s included

  • Beverages
  • Bottled water
  • Food tasting
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Wine tasting
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Alcoholic Beverages

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)