The area of Barolo includes 11 Communities such as La Morra, Barolo, Serralunga, Castiglione Falletto, Monforte and Verduno.
The docg territory of Barbaresco is included in the Communities of Neive, Barbaresco and Treiso, in addition to the hamlet of Alba, San Rocco Seno d’Elvio.
Asti and Moscato
Asti and Moscato d’Asti, DOCs since 1967, obtained their recognition as wines with the appelation of controlled and guaranteed origin in 1993.
For a long time considered a popular wine, generous but rough, a tavern wine, Barbera saw an extraordinary re-evaluation at the end of the 20th Century which placed it among the elite of the greatest wines all over the world.
Dolcetto is the daily Piedmont wine par excellence, so domestic that for ages it did not cross the regional borders but for rare occasions.
The “postcard” panorama of the Langhe shows vineyards, hills and farms balancing on steep slopes. But the exuberant colours of these places wouldn’t be the same, especially in the Alta Langa, without the huge hazelnut groves.
The legend which brings back the origin of the name Nebbiolo is about a monk who cultivated a small kitchen garden near the poor shanty in which he was living.
To the left of the Tanaro River in the north-west of Alba, the area called “Roero” has always been the ideal cradle for quality vine growing and it matured in the eighties when given the appelation of controlled origin “Roero”.
Roero Arneis wine is obtained by the wine-making of Arneis’s grapes produced on the hills of the area situated on the left of Tanaro river.
The truffle is the true “jewel” of this land, one which is jealously guarded. It has become a part of the collective imagery.
The agricultural tradition of chestnuts is an ancient one, spread all over the world from time immemorial.
The cuisine of the Langa has something magic. Here, popular wisdom has been able to redeem poverty with genius and passion.
Salami, cold meats and cheese
There is no snack or wine tasting which can be considered complete without cold meats or salami! Because of this there are many possibilities offered by the butchers, or even better, by the small Langa and Roero producers.
At the bottom of the country of Serralunga d’Alba you can visit one of the most prestigious Piedmont’s cellars: Fontanafredda.
Vineyard of Diano d’Alba
The wine shop, elegantly obtained by an historical building, today offers to his visitors the possibility of submerge themself in the world of Dolcetto wine, tasting one of the 53 different types of wine present in the local.