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From Turin: Half-Day Truffle Hunting and Lunch in Piedmont

1. From Turin: Half-Day Truffle Hunting and Lunch in Piedmont

Following a pickup from your accommodation in Turin, your personal driver will take to Alba in the Piedmont region, the gastronomical capital of Italy famous for its exquisite black and white truffles approximately an hour's drive away. Together with your truffle-hunting expert and well-trained dogs, you will search fertile ground to find your own truffles.   The real hero of the excursion is the dog who will keep moving through the trees and sniffing at the base of the trunks to find the truffles. Your guide will show you how to use special equipment to delicately pull out the truffles. During a walk through the woods, truffle experts will explain everything related to this culinary delicacy. After the hunting experience in the woods, you will be guided to the picturesque restaurant surrounded by an unforgettable landscape of vineyards. You will enjoy the excellent combination of truffle delicacies paired with famous Barolo wine. Following the lunch, your driver will take to Barbaresco village for a short walk around local heritage sites. Barbaresco village is surrounded by vineyards and characterized by its 30m 11th-century tower visible from miles around. At the end of this incredible experience, your driver will take you back to Turin in comfort while you enjoy the picturesque landscape of Alba.

Neive: Cycling Tour from Neive to Barbaresco

2. Neive: Cycling Tour from Neive to Barbaresco

Discover Italy's beautiful Piedmont region by e-bike. Take in the scenery of the Italian countryside and enjoy wine and local food tastings while learning about the production processes from the families that own the vineyards. Start your tour in Neive at Cascina Sarìa, a small, family-run winery. This winery produces red and white wines from native vines, among which Barbera d’Asti DOCG, Dolcetto d’Alba DOC, and Barbaresco DOCG stand out, as well as Langhe Arneis DOC and Brut Charmat “Sarì.” Leave Cascina Sarìa and cycle to the La Pineta Farm, where the Boella family has been creating delights for the palate for 43 years. Visit the La Pineta shop, where you can taste raw and cooked cold cuts in the Piedmontese tradition. Head to Barbaresco and the Saverio Vacca Farm. Taste wines produced by owner, Saverio, and hear about how his grandfather, Francesco, started a winery in 1958 and established it with the Collina dell’Ovello and the Cooperativa Produttori del Barbaresco wines.

From Neive: Guided E-Bike Tour to Barbaresco and Treiso

3. From Neive: Guided E-Bike Tour to Barbaresco and Treiso

Explore the many wineries of the Piedmont region on a guided tour by electric bike. Learn about the wine of the region with several tasting sessions at a variety of top local producers. Start your journey in Neive with a visit to Cascina Sarìa, a small family-run winery. From here, cycle to the La Pineta Farm where you will taste some of their delicious cold cuts. Travel on towards Barbaresco and the Saverio Vacca Farm. While here, the owner will join you on a guided wine-tasting session as you learn about the history of the family and the estate. Ride along a picturesque road surrounded by lush vineyards and reach Cascina Albano. Taste wines such as Barbera d’Alba DOC, Dolcetto d’Alba DOC, Langhe Arneis DOCG, Metodo Classico “Perschers”, and the sparkling wine “Sciarmat”. Next, arrive at Cascina Rabaglio, a small farm located just a few hundred meters away. While here, try some Barbaresco DOCG, Dolcetto d’Alba, Barbera d’Alba, Langhe Arneis and Langhe Riesling. Hop on your bike once again and ride to the municipality of Treiso, where the Ada Nada Winery is. Admire the views from this small but enchanting family-run venture overlooking the rolling hills of the countryside as you sip on some of their wines. Admire the panoramic views as you cycle Grasso Fratelli Farm, where you will taste a glass of Barbaresco wine. Finally, make your way to Sassi San Cristoforo Farm, located in Neive, on a picturesque hill that overlooks the enchanting village, situated in the heart of the Barbaresco wine production area, before heading back to the starting point.

Barbaresco: E-Bike Tour of Piedmont Wineries with Tastings

4. Barbaresco: E-Bike Tour of Piedmont Wineries with Tastings

Explore the Piedmont area by e-bike on a round-trip cycling tour between Barbaresco and Treiso with a guide. Take in the beautiful landscape and stop off along the way at family-run wineries and farms to sample the area's famous wines. Start the tour from the Azienda Agricola Saverio Vacca winery in Barbaresco, where you'll learn about the family history of the business and taste some of its wines. Cycle through the vineyards to your next stop, Cascina Albano. Here, sample the winery's selection and admire its hillside views. Continue to the nearby Cascina Rabaglio, a small family-run farm. Meet the team and sip on their delicious small-batch wines. Next, head to Treiso to stop at the Ada Nada Winery. Tour its cellar and farmhouse grounds before riding to Azienda Agricola Grasso Fratelli, a historic local winery. Finally, cycle back towards Barbaresco to finish at the Saverio Vacca Farm.

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