Available days: everyday at 9 a.m. except on Sundays The area of Langhe and Roero, in Piedmont, is the homeland of the famous white truffle and land of refined enogastronomy, which counts in a few kilometers as many as 10 starred restaurants, all hosted in breathtaking locations. Among vineyards and thick woods, medieval villages and enchanted castles, there is a landscape that smells of wine and truffles, chestnuts, hazelnuts, mushrooms and cheese. On these golden hills, at the end of the nineteenth century, the first Italian sparkling wine was born: Canelli, in the Moscato district, is the capital of sparkling wine and around the Gancia Castle, which dominates the old town, stand the signs of the most famous producers. Already in the year 1000 viticulture was widely practiced, it is not known if it was the Romans or the Ligurians who planted the first vines. A walk in the historical center is followed by a break in a historical pastry shop. Now, it is time to enter the "cathedrals of wine" of Canelli, visiting the cellars dug in the rock and then tasting the excellence of the territory, Spumante and Brut. The gourmet lunch is served in one of the most famous restaurants of the whole Piedmont region and it is based on traditional dishes and an excellent selection of wines. The charming village of Roccaverano is home to the Church of Assunta, a jewel of Piedmontese architecture of the seventeenth century. After a walk in the village, it is time to visit a family business that produces excellent cheeses, where you can discover the secrets of how it’s made and taste the superb Roccaverano D.O.P. Robiola. What makes Langhe: Cheese and Wine Tour special: a day among enchanting landscapes, medieval villages and excellent products to taste the history and tradition of Piedmont.
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