150 N. Michigan Avenue - 28th Floor Chicago, IL, USA
TRUFFLE & BAROLO T here is always a very good and exceptionally tasty reason to head this way… and Truffle season is definitely the best time of all. Home to white truffles, world-famous wines, excellent chocolate, the world’s best hazelnuts, and choice cheeses - the Langhe is a gourmet’s paradise.
ARRIVAL 4* BOUTIQUE INN - DINNER W/WINE TASTING
Late afternoon Chauffeur Pickup in Bra, Piedmont
8 PM Dinner at panoramic Boutique Winery overlooking the village of Barolo and surrounding magnificent vineyards. You will enjoy Wine Tasting during the 4-course dinner. Please feel free to request Truffle shaving over some of your dishes. On this occasion, the cost of Truffle shaving would have to be paid separately directly to the restaurant. Enjoy!
TRUFFLE HUNTING - WINE TASTINGS - TRUFFLE LUNCH - ALBA VISIT
9:30 AM Chauffeur Pickup - Transfer to Hunting Location
Start your **Truffle Hunting experience in historical woods with a Trifolao and his faithful dog (comfortable shoes is recommended) enjoying a breathtaking panoramic view to Piedmont and the land of Barolo. The hunt will be followed by the vineyard visit and a fabulous tasting of 4 grand wines in the cellar: Nebbiolo, Pinot Noir, and 2 types of Barolo - Typical Piedmont lunch composed of four traditional dishes will be served: porcini mushroom tart topped with cheese fondue, Fassona meat served raw alla piemontese, Ravioli del plin, and Bunet (dessert) - a shaving of white truffle on one of the dishes is included, as well as a glass of wine of your choice, Pinot Noir or Barolo - Take home two complimentary written recipes from the Chef!
1:15 PM Transfer to Alba, Capital of the Langhe and of the White Truffle as well as home to Ferrero Nutella for a guided visit. The central square is a splendid showcase of Baroque architecture. Take a stroll among the typical streets filled with gourmet stores and stylish boutiques.
4:30 PM Visit and Tasting of 4 wines in Boutique winery:
6:00 PM Transfer back to your hotel (evening at your
WINE TASTING AT HISTORICAL WINERY
10:30 AM Chauffeur pickup at your hotel
11:00 AM Visit and Tasting of 3 wines at Historical Winery in Barolo:
The guided visit lasts about 45 minutes, and is paired with grissini (breadsticks)
Chauffeur transfer back to Bra.
THE PACKAGE INCLUDES
PRICE PER PERSON (Based on double occupancy)
Based on 2 €990.00
Based on 4 €800.00
Based on 6 €765.00