I used to look at her squatting under the vineyards, looking at her hands looking for the bunches, looking at the fold of her hips, her waist, the hair in her eyes (Cesare Pavese)
ROERO AND MONFERRATO LANGHE WINERY VISITS
Visits to the cellars of our territory: always one of the most requested experiences. To get to know Barolo, Barbaresco, Nebbiolo famous all over the world and symbols of the area. But also to discover autochthonous and less known wines, and then white wines such as Arneis or Alta Langa to surprise you. Wines and typical products are the best way to know a territory. SlowDays proposes authentic and exclusive experiences to discover the typical products of Piedmont.
Visits to the cellars of the Langhe are always an opportunity to learn about the history of a family, which then becomes the history of a territory.
Anyone who wants to plunge into the wonderful world of Italian wines should put Piedmont on their list and start thinking about visiting Langhe wineries
Questa regione, spesso trascurata nel nord-ovest dell’Italia, è la patria di alcuni dei più grandi, autentici ed eccezionali vini del Paese.
Did you know that we at SlowDays can arrange for you to take the best Langhe winery tours in Piedmont?
Our Classic Barolo Tour
Barbaresco Tour New in 2022
Barbaresco has nothing to envy to the more noble Barolo. Indeed, the game between the two is delicious and addicting!
How to visit the Langhe wineries? Simple, choose the best!
What distinguishes Piedmont from most other Italian wine regions is its unique set of grape varieties. Thanks to its location between the colder Alps to the north and the warmer Mediterranean to the south, the Piedmont hills benefit from a perfect climate for some grapes, many of which are typical of this region.
The Piedmontese wine region, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, consists of two main areas: Monferrato to the north and Langhe to the south. Our tours focus mainly on Langhe, one of the most famous wine destinations in northern Italy. The capital of Langhe is Alba, a beautiful city of about 30,000 inhabitants with an interesting historical center where you can walk and get lost among wine shops and typical products. Even in Alba, there are some important wineries, not only in the Langhe and in the hills: you can choose to visit some beautiful wineries in Alba as well, such as the very famous and historical winery of Alba, Pio Cesare. In Alba, there is also the winery of the Scuola Enologica di Alba, which for some years, besides training future Italian enologists, produces excellent wines all to be tasted!
Home to beautiful hills, historical cities, and extraordinary cuisine, Langhe has been producing wine since the times of ancient Rome. This extraordinary and very long history of wine production shines through today in the region’s world-class and unmistakable wine varieties.
From white wines and sparkling wines to world-class reds, you can taste and enjoy superb vintages on our tours, whose itineraries include some of the best wineries to visit in Piedmont. Let’s take a look at them!
Wineries in Barolo
The Langhe region is famous above all for its superb red wines
Probably the best known red wine is Barolo, which is a wine made with Nebbiolo grapes from the enchanting town of Barolo, located south-west of Alba, in the Apennines.
Although not even remotely the most commonly produced (red) wine in Piedmont, it is the most famous wine of the region.
Therefore, a visit to an authentic Barolo wine cellar is an activity not to be missed in any tour or tasting of Piedmontese wine.
If you want to discover the best Barolo winery, we at SlowDays offer visits to small family-run Barolo cellars, where you can taste at least four different wines, including Barolo itself.
Another renowned red wine produced with Nebbiolo grapes in the Piedmontese Langhe is Barbaresco. This type of characteristic wine comes, you guessed it, from the town of Barbaresco, which is located northeast of Alba, also in the beautiful mountainous area.
The Barbaresco cellars are among the best wineries to visit in Piedmont, because of their unique variety of Nebbiolo red wine.
Both Barolo and Barbaresco are the cornerstones of the Langhe wine industry, promoters of its fame and notoriety all over the world. And yet, surprisingly, they represent
just 3% of total wine production in the region. The fact that these limited reds are so famous is a testament to their extraordinary quality.
Sparkling White Wine Cellar
In addition to the famous red wines of the Langhe, there are also excellent white wines and sparkling wines to taste in the northwest of Italy. From Moscato Bianco to Cortese and Arneis, the Langhe has a lot to offer white wine lovers.
If you love white wines and bubbles, ask me to organize a dedicated tour: you can visit a winery that belongs to the Alta Langa DOCG consortium. They produce great sparkling wines, it is one of the best wineries to visit in Piedmont. For a longer trip, we also offer a weekend of sparkling wine and relaxation.
Finally, I would like to analyze an important point: how do winery visits take place in the Langhe and beyond? When you go to the cellar, you have to do it with the desire to discover a world…a visit to the cellar is always a unique experience! Usually, it is the producer himself who will tell us about his wines, production methods, and his work and then move on to the long-awaited tasting in the cellars of the Langhe. Shall I tell you a secret? It’s a good idea to buy at least something from the producer: it will be a great memory and a way to say you appreciate his work!
Langhe wine cellars tasting
So, to fully discover the incredible wine industry of north-western Italy and to visit some of the best wineries in Piedmont, we invite you to make Slow Days your only point of reference. We have various wine tours in Piedmont, as well as gastronomic tours and other packages.
ROERO, MONFERRATO, LANGHE ITALIAN WINERIES VISITS WITH SLOWDAYS.
If you are looking for a local person who can advise you on the best experiences for your visits to the cellars of the Langhe and create a personalized package for you, you are in the right place!
We know the territory very well and the many small local realities that characterize it: Piedmont is always a journey of discovery that we like to lead through the people who live there.
Everyone has a secret to tell, a story that will make us feel at home: these are the realities that we like to discover and let the visitor discover. The real luxury for us is the authenticity of the experience lived, off the tourist track.
The real luxury is the time we can dedicate to ourselves, detaching ourselves for a few days from the hectic life and enjoying experiences such as tasting a good red wine told by those who produce it or tasting delicious typical products.