Monday, April 29, 2013

Langhe Wine Gourmet Tour



your unforgettable stay 
in one of the most famous 
Italian wine area through
 the exclusive experience of 
your five senses

the unique emotion to
 visit inaccessible wineries, 
open just for you and just
 with us

Langhe Wine
Gourmet Tour

Your 1st day
Our staff will welcome in Turin or Milan airport and after check-in in the Hotel "Boscoreto Resort & Spa", located on a perched village just in the heart of Langhe, candidate to became Unesco World Heritage, you will relax in the local SPA, with breathking views of the vineyards hills.

Enjoy a welcome wine-tasting gourmet dinner in Michelin starred restaurant, discover the local gastronomy and celebrate wines of Langhe region.

Your 1st daily program

  • Transfer Turin/Milan - Langhe Area
  • Check-in hotel (5stars) "Boscareto Resort & SPA"
  • SPA
  • Gourmet dinner with local selected wines

Your 2nd day
After breakfast at the Hotel, we will introduce Langhe wines: in order to let you better know their history and background we organize a full day experience starting from the vineyard, where the guide will explain the different type of production, how the climate and soil influence the aroma as well as the taste of the wine and start the practice of the wine tasting.

The visit of the cellar and the class held by a wine master will continue with a gourmet lunch accompanied by different type of wines, each closen to mach the dish.

If requested and time allowed, we can propose two options for the afternoon:
Barolo, La Morra and Roddi hamlest visit, with their narrow streets and small churches, sceneries of  incomparable beauty, balconies stretched on the Langhe and on the Alps that offers an unparalleled and superb spectacle.

Half of the Piedmont stretches out in front of the visitor in an endless procession of hills dotted with villages, castles, and towers emerging from the vineyards.

Wimu, the innovative Wine Museum located in Falletti Casle in Barolo village, where you will learn about the culture of the wine (history, tradition, etc.) through a multi-sensory experience path. The Museum's exhibition space and its interior design have been conceived by Francois Confino, one of the most highly regarded museum designers in the world.

A romantic dinner will end you first wine dedicated tour, with an incomparable moment in a small, private restaurant where the local, fresh tasteful food and the hospitality of the people add to the appeal.

 Your 2nd daily program

  • Vineyard, cellars and wine tasting day
  • gourmet lunch with selected wines
  • option afthernoon Wimu (Wine Museum) visit or Barolo, La Morra and Verduno hamlest visit
  • Romantic dinner

Your 3rd day
Transfer to Pollenzo the historical roman Pollentia, founded in II century bc, have a walk around the village where, thanks to support of Slow food Movement in 2004 opened the unique International University of Gastronomic Scienze, where student from all over the world research and work on renewing farming methods, protecting biodiversity, and building an organic relationship between gastronomy and agricultural science.

Visit the "Banca del vino" (Wine Bank) and have a wine tasting in this over two thousand square meters prestigious storage and refinement for the best wines of Italy. In the same time you will be introduced to a innovetive museum of Italian wine, offering visitors the chance to discover Italian oenological heritage and to taste the wines from some of the Italian most prestigious wineries.

Lunch will be in an historical mansion transformed in an intimate hotel where guests can recover the flavour and the charm of antique atmosphere and, at the same time, enjoy all the modern comforts.
We dedicate the afternoon for the discover one of the most known wineries in the Barbaresco area, along the right bank of the River Tanaro followed by an exclusive, rpivate wine tasting workshop directly in the Nebbiolo vineyard, where you can enjoy the sunset view on the hills and the glamorous natural and unique environment.
Dinner will in a Michelin starred restaurant, where you will enjoy fine food and wines along with a stunning view of Langhe's hills.

Your 3rd daily program

  • Pollenzo - international University of Gastronomic Science
  • Wine Bank
  • Historical restaurant lunch
  • Barbaresco wineries tour
  • Nebbiolo vinery wine tasting workshop
  • Michelin starred dinner

Your 4th day

Today you will experience the beauty of Italy from a unique perspective: an extraordinary adventure by flying over the Langhe region with a hot air balloon, having the privilege to enjoy a VIP flight with the best comfort and a private service.

A paradise for photographers, the hot air balloon is a perfect plattform for aerial photography.
After this magic experience, you will have a typical local brunch with fresh products and old receipts directly from the farmer.

In the afternoon, you will enjoy the excellence of the Italian lifestyle through vintage cars and sports cars with a memorable driving tour through the outline of  imposing medieval fortresses, precious trasures scattered on the hills, fortresses of sandstone and aristocratic palaces that tell us the history of noble families and violent conflicts.

In the magic and prestigious Grinzane Castle location, you will enjoy outstanding service, setting, value and cuisine prepared with passion, staying true to the regional, seasonal food and excellent wine list.

Your 4th daily program

  • Hot ballon Langhe tour
  • Local flavors brunch
  • Vintage car or sport car tour
  • Caste dinner

Your 5th day

In a private restored residence, in a small town where life moves slowly and where you can feel to be living in a rural and paesant past you qill have the unique opportunity to learn about Piedmont gourmet cuisine with a half day cooking class with great chefs, incredibile food and wine, truffles and much more...

The lunch that follow is delicious and accompanied by excellent local wine.

Afternoon will be totally dedicated to Alba, once called the "One hundred Towers Town", famous for the International White Truffle Fair which occurs each year in October. Stroll through the historic centre, time at leisure for some shopping along the Via Maestra.

A small dining room, obtained from the adjoining wine cellar, looking very simple and sober will be the location for a traditional dinner, where two generation of chefs will offer homemade food and self-produced wines.

Your 5th daily program

  • Cooking class and lunch
  • Alba seighseeing and shopping
  • Tavern traditional dinner 

Your 6th day

 Option 1: Serravalle Scrivia Outlet shopping day

We will then move to the nearby town of Serravalle Scrivia to spend the whole day shopping in the Designer Outlet with about 170 shops. You may find famous brands like Rifle, Benetton, Villeroy & Boch, Marina Yachting, Henry Cotton's, Mandarina Duck, Samsonite, Cotton Belt, Calvin Klein, Guess, Sergio Tacchini, Levi's Strauss, Dockers, Diesel, Nike, Pinko, Invicta, Cacharel, Genny, Trussardi, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, Etro, Gilli, Coccinelle, Fiorucci, and others.

Dinner in a typical Asti's tavern, where you can taste donkey meat cooked in a unique way!

Option 2: Truffle workshop

Taking part to a Truffle hunting with a long experienced trifulau and truffle dogs that sniffs and runs about in the bushes, then learning more about this unique perfume for the gourmands' nose - how to choose it, how to better appreciate it, how to keep it and what's its usage in cuisine.

In the afternoon you will visit Cherasco, a fascinating town which it is easy to fall in love with it at first sight, as did Napoleon. After admiring its palaces, the Visconteo Castle, its churches, and after completing the building of  the bastions on the remains of the 16th century walls, he called the town the "most beautifull spot in Italy".

The city's speciality are snails, and it is no coincidence that Cherasco is recognized as the Italian capital of snail farming (heliculture) and has been the home of the International Institute of Heliculture for the last 30 years.

Dinner in a typical restaurant where you can taste many dishes prepared with snails that particularly matches with the wines produced in the area.

Your 6th daily program

  • Option 1 SerravalleScrivia outlet, donkey meat typical dinner
  • Option 2 Truffle workshop, Cherasco visit, snail typical dinner   

Your 7th day

Your Langhe gourmet & Wine unforgettagle experience will take you along with transfer to Turin/Milan airport and welcome you again to discover new attraction and events, held all the year in this paradise located in western part of Italy.

Your 7th daily program

  •  Transfer Turin/Milan
  •   Free time options:
    • Half day Turin seighseeing and shopping tour
    • Half day Milan seighseeing and shopping tour

Langhe Wine & Gourmet Tour (based on a group of 6 persons)
To define
On demand
Rates depend from hotel and services availability
(for tailor made quote please don’t hesitate to contact us)

The exclusive service

We are glad to offer our extensive quoted experience in the field, based on our professional team and partners long term success in scoring impossible-to-get reservation, high-end activities, top luxury lifestyle, just a few things that our private concierge services do for its guests.

You can trust Atmosphera Italia to seamlessly arrange the most coveted experiences and request, tailored to your specific nedds, we can anticipate your requests and make proactive suggestions, we catch the callenge that make what it seems an impossible dream became reality.

Our top quality service, total flexibility and thoughtful professionalism are the key points to ensure the ultimate VIP experience.



Langhe Wine
Gourmet Tour