Here is our Top 10 Wine and Food Guide for Piedmont
PLACES TO STAY
Set in the Langhe countryside, surrounded by vineyards and a private golf course, Relais Monforte is style, luxury and comfort all rolled into one. This refurbished farmhouse features a swimming pool, a wellness centre, and a gourmet restaurant. From £87 per room.
Photo: Relais Monforte
Set in the hills of Monterotondo di Gavi, Albergo l'Ostelliere offers stunning views of the surrounding vineyards and woods. Rooms and suites at the Ostelliere are a combination of old and new, with both traditional and modern furniture and the restaurant serves traditional Piedmontese cuisine paired with wine from the hotel’s winery, which also organises tours of the cellars and wine-tasting evenings. From £117 per room.
Photo: Albergo l'Ostelliere
PLACES TO VISIT
PLACES TO EAT
Serving local specialities including bagna caoda, raw beef salad, egg pasta, agnolotti al plin ravioli and rabbit cooked in Arneis wine, this rustic restaurant is the place to sample some delicious Piedmontese cuisine. Enjoy pairing your meal with wines from the on-site winery including Arneis, Favorita, Roero, Nebbiolo and Barbera.
THINGS TO DO
Truffle Hunting in the Langhe Hills
Enjoy this unique experience of white truffle hunting by moonlight. Explore the beautiful Langhe hills led by the legendary Trifolau (truffle hunter), Signor Ezio and his wonderful dog. Signor Ezio is known as one of the best Trifolau around, an art that has been handed down to him through the generations. And after your hunt, you'll be treated to a delicious dinner of traditional Piedmontese specialities. From €295pp.
4-Day Luxury Barolo and Barbaresco Wine Tour
Visit Barolo Country - the wine lovers’ paradise - for this wonderful four day journey. Experience the great Piedmontese cuisine in top gourmet restaurants and wonderful wine tastings in award-winning wineries.
Piedmont to Tuscany 7-day Wine and Gastronomy Private Tour
If you have time to spare and want to see Italy's most famous wine regions, treat yourself to a superb wine & gastronomy tour from Piedmont to Emilia Romagna to Tuscany. This seven day journey of gourmet dining, wine tasting and travelling along scenic Italian roads is the perfect all-encompassing tour for Italian wine and food lovers.
White Truffle Extravaganza
Be a part of the white truffle of Alba celebration this autumn and experience truffle hunting, wine tasting and gourmet dining in the beautiful Langhe hills of Piedmont. During this 4-day tour, explore Alba and its wonderful gourmet shops, the beautiful city of Turin while enjoying a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join the truffle hunt. From €1,295pp.
Don't forget to read our Piedmont Travel Guide.