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Food, Wine, & Truffles in Piemonte

By March 28, 2024No Comments

join us in Piemonte!

If you follow Casa Mia’s adventures, you will have noticed that we have been spending time up north. Countless visits over the past 12 years to Piemonte (Piedmont) and an intensified 2 years in the making and voila…We are thrilled to give you a sneak peak at a few experiences we are offering in Piemonte. Keep an eye out for further details on our website soon or contact us now to book!

Welcome to Turin

Our Welcome to Turin Experience is an orientation to the city and its culinary delights. Our expert guide introduces food lovers to the fascinating historic center, tasting artisanal specialities while taking in the main monuments. There is no better setting to nosh on grissini (Italian breadsticks) and tramezzini (sandwiches) than in their birthplace.

cubo croissant, only in Turin

From caffe espresso and the cubo cubic croissants, to gianduia, and cremini chocolate pralines, guests taste delectable specialties, savoring the local lifestyle, and learn about food traditions and trends. Sweet and savory tasting adventures may end toasting to la dolce vita with a glass of wine or a Bicerin.

bicerin is a turin specialty, piemonte

Truffle Hunt & Homemade Lunch at a Vineyard

Get a glimpse of the life of a trifulau and her trusted truffle dog as you search for the prestigious tuber. A wonderful way to spend a morning learning about the art of truffle hunting and respect for nature, the woods and the beloved pups.

lagotto romagnolo, truffle dog in piemonte

After the search, enjoy a private tasting and lunch at a small family run vineyard that features home made pasta with truffles and a typical local dessert. Wines tasted may include Langhe Arneis, Barbara d’Alba, and Barolo. Each tasting is customized by the Casa Mia team. Upon request, the day ends with a visit to Cherasco, a picturesque town that Napoleon called “the most beautiful spot in Italy”.

tajarin with trufflesAlba & Barbaresco Discovery

Visit Alba, a town with 2,000 years of winemaking history and that is home to the annual international white truffle fair. A hub for Michelin star restaurants and trattorie alike, it is the perfect place to dine on traditional Piemontese cuisine.

After lunch, take in the town and countryside of Barbaresco and taste the world renowned wines at a select vineyard before the end of the day.

wine tasting in barbarescoMoscato and Asti Adventure

Discover Monferrato, the area between Asti and Alessandria known for its red and sparkling wines. Taste red wines made from Barbera, Dolcetto and Grignolino, and white wines from the Cortese and Muscat varieties. Stroll through Canelli, a UNESCO town, with miles of underground “cathedrals:” excavations dating back to the 18th century and used since then for wine storage.

wine cathedrals in canelli

We will join a private or group visit at a historic wine producer and taste sparkling Moscato d’Asti alongside a Metodo Classico and other wines from the area.

wine tasting in canelli

There will be time for a break for lunch during which our sommelier will pair wines with local fare. The day ends with a visit to the town of Asti.

lunch in canelli

Your custom Piemonte adventure awaits… We can’t wait to welcome you!

Email us for bespoke itineraries.

 

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