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Day In The Vines – Barolo Day Tour

 

Taste of Life Tours also offers travellers to the Barolo region of Piedmont a chance to experience some of its finest wines and amazing cuisine on a fully guided single day tour. This tour has a maximum of 7 persons, or for a small surcharge you may request for the tour to be private.

Itinerary

You will be met personally by your tour guide at your accommodation in the morning. From there you will be driven to your first tasting appointment at one of the regions best producers for a private tour of the cantina and weather permitting, the vineyards, followed by a guided wine tasting. More often than not a member of the family which still runs the cantina will conduct the tour, ensuring you receive a truly genuine and unique tasting experience.

Following the morning tasting, we will make our way to a memorable lunch stop at one of the region’s top restaurants. The choice of places to eat can appear endless in this area as the Piedmontese cuisine is almost as famous as its wines, but through consultation with us you can be assured of experiencing a fantastic meal.

Following a leisurely lunch, if time permits you may choose to take a stroll around one of the area’s picture-postcard towns or for an even more relaxed option, let us take you for a short drive to see some of the most famous crus vineyards on the planet and take the opportunity to take some photos of the countless stunning vistas which seem to appear around every corner in this area.

Later in the afternoon we will make our way to a second world-class cantina for another private cellar tour and tasting.

The day will come to a conclusion over apperitivo at one of the areas numerous great bars. Apperitivo is a wonderful part of Italian culture, which takes place during the later afternoon to early evening where you take a drink and settle in to have a chat or simply watch the world pass by whilst snacking on some tasty treats.

We will then transport you back to your accommodation.

This is only our suggested itinerary. If you have any specific requests of wineries to visit or attractions to see, let us know and we can arrange it to fit into your day trip. For those requesting a private tour we would be more than happy to work with you in person to design a day trip that best suits your desires.

From €230 Per Person

* Group discount applies for groups of 4 or more people

* Private Tour Surcharge €100/day in total (€50pp for a couple, €33pp for a group of three etc).

Summary of what the trip includes:

– Pick-up and drop-off from your accommodation within the Barolo/Barbaresco zone and all other transport throughout the day. Additional cost may be incurred if further travel beyond this area is required.
– All tastings and visits
– Gourmet restaurant lunch including all drinks
– Intimate behind the scenes access to some of Barolo’s most famous and highest regarded producers
– Guaranteed small groups (max. 7 people)

Other options for the day tour:

  • Truffle hunt for the famed Alba White Truffle  and/or black truffle (in season)
  • Winemaker hosted degustation dinner
  • Visit the Barolo Wine Museum in the heart of the town of Barolo
  •  Scenic guided walks along one of the many sentiero trails in the region that join all of the towns and dissect the region’s most famous vineyards.
  •  Visit an artisan baker for a grissini making lesson
  •  Tour around the regional capital of Alba
  •  Visit an artesian Chocolatier in Cherasco
  •  Visit of one of Italy’s most famous Craft Beer Houses – Le Baladin
  • We can organise you reservations at other great restaurants to finish off your gourmet day in style

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