WINE & TRUFFLE HUNTING - TRIP CODE: TRUFFLE
5 days 4 nights
Day 1: Genoa and professional wine tasting
Arrival in Genoa, city tour with tasting of typical products. End of the visit at Palazzo Imperiale, noble Palace of the XVI century where take place a Ligurian Wine lesson with professional (AIS – Associazione Italiana Sommelier). Wine tasting accompanyed with typical genoese focaccia.
Day 2: Alba and truffle hunting
Truffle hunting with lesson: “What is a truffle, how to hunt it, what are the techniques”.
Truffle hunting with a specialist truffle hunter and his dog. Tasting of typical products in a local farm. Overnight at Relais/Country house on the Langhe hills
Day 3: Grinzano Cavour Castle – La Morra – Barolo
Visit of castle‐winery Grinzane Cavour and shopping in La Morra with a break for lunch. Transfer to Barolo, visit of the town and its famous vineyard, “I marchesi del Barolo”. Wine tasting.
Day 4: Tagliolo Castle – Trisobbio Castle
Visit of Canelli and wine tasting in Contratto winery. Tansfer to the villacastle of Grillano with wine tasting, followed by Tagliolo Castle. Accommodation in Trisobbio Castle.
Day 5: Pesto cooking class
Arrival in Genoa, visit of Aquarium and Sea Museum. In the afternoon pesto cooking class with final tasting.