This is a half-day excursion (up to 4 hours) with a certified tour guide. Discover the two most renowned, precious and famous products of Piemonte: truffles and Barolo wine. Meet the truffle hunter and his dog to see with your eyes how truffles are found. Then continue on to a small family-run Barolo winery visiting the cellar and indulging in a tasting of at least three wines. Please note that white truffles are in season from end of September to January; black truffles can be found in summer and hunting is always a fun and informative experience despite the fact that truffles are found or not.
In the first part of the tour you'll meet the truffle hunter and his inseparable dog. Your certified tour guide will introduce to white and black truffles, their environment and other interesting facts while you can get involved in the experience of extracting truffles from the ground by helping the hunter. Later, step into a cozy, family-run winery and visit the cellar where Barolo wine is produced and aged. The second part of this tour helps you to get more familiar with the unique soil composition and hill conformation of the Langhe hills, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, where Nebbiolo grapes are cultivated and gives their best. A tasting of three wines, including Barolo, will end your excursion before going back to the starting point.