The Alba Truffle Fair turns 90 years old! Yes, you read right, 90 years old. But she still looks like a little girl. The story The Truffle Fair in Alba began in 1928 and is actually called the Grape Harvest Fair or Vendemmiale. It was born from the move of the Fiera del Mussotto which was held in the first week of September and lasted only one day. By decree
The Muscat wine and much more in Castagnole Lanze Discover how good Moscato wine is after having ignored it for many years: this is my sincere confession! I'll start with a brief description of the sweet Muscat Wine, known in France as Muscat, which derives from musquè which means aromatic. It is one of the most cultivated grape varieties in Italy and has had long periods of glory and recognition.

While it’s by no means a secret how phenomenal a destination Italy is when it comes to culinary delicacies, the place where you can find the best food and wine tours in Italy is much less famous. We’re talking, of course, about the Langhe Region, a part of Piedmont in northwestern Italy. Made up of low-lying, rolling hills squeezed between the Mediterranean and the Alps, its climate lends itself perfectly

If you’re looking for the best food and wine tours in Italy, we at Slow Days can certainly help you out. As experts in Piedmont wine tours, we’re your one-stop shop for the ultimate culinary journey around one of Italy’s top food and wine destinations. What sets us apart from other tour operators in northwestern Italy is that we’re locals. All of us were born in raised in Piedmont; no

Anyone looking to immerse themselves in the wonderful world of Italian wines should put Piedmont on their list. This often-overlooked region in the northwestern corner of Italy is home to some of the country’s greatest, most authentic and most exceptional wines. Wine tours in this beautiful hilly vineyard-covered region take both Monferrato and Langhe, home to the best wineries to visit in Piedmont. Best Wineries to Visit in Piedmont and

Italy produces an enormous amount of world-class table wines and cooking wines, as well as a huge variety of food products, from Parmesan and mozzarella cheese to olive oils and pastas. From Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany to Sicily and Sardinia, there are numerous destinations for food and wine tours in Italy. For the best of the best, however, we recommend focusing on Piedmont wine tours. Of all 20 designated wine regions

A region so rich in cultural heritage and culinary traditions UNESCO designated it World Heritage, Piedmont is the best destination for food and wine tours in Italy. Our Piedmont wine tours take in all of the region’s amazing highlights, but we do focus on one particular area: the gorgeous Langhe Region. We offer more than one awesome Langhe wine tour, and every option allows you to indulge in some of

It’s no secret that Italy is home to its fair share of fantastic wine regions. From Tuscany to Sicily, you’ll find world-class food and wine tours all over the country. However, Italy’s greatest wine region is arguably found in its northwestern corner: the Piedmont region. Piedmont wine tours are becoming more and more popular as an increasing number of travelers focus on culinary experiences, outdoor activities and sustainable tourism. As

One of the greatest wine and food-producing regions in Italy, Piedmont occupies the country’s northwestern corner. Characterized by lush, rolling hills and fertile river valleys, this is truly one of Italy’s culinary hotspots, arguably the ultimate destination for a food and wine tour in Italy. Custom Wine and Food Tour in Italy: the Best of Piedmont’s Langhe Region of Barolo, Barbaresco and Monferrato Especially the southern part of Piedmont, which

We're in a lucky region! Where the land, the climate and the wisdom of our grandparents combined with new knowledge, produces different and increasingly interesting grapes. In my tours, it happens more and more often that customers are attracted by great wines: Barolo and Barbaresco are by far the best known. And then they are amazed and enchanted by the "younger brothers". How would you like to do an exploratory