Piedmonte the Magnificent


Piemonte is a land of magnificent scenery, superb food and some of the best wines in Italy... Barolo and Barbaresco. The country is still little known by Americans and explored less, so the most wonderful places in Piedmont are not in guide books!


Corinne and Ornella are experts in the area. Covering the culture and the food and wine of the area. Rivaled by few other regions in food and landscape, Piemonte is a gem. We have put together a menu of things to do and you can build your own wonderful 1/2 day and full day tour.


Imagine a wine-intensive tour in the Langhe for devoted wine enthusiasts, visit the Banca del Vino in Pollenzo, eat lunch with an artisian cheese and salumi maker, or go searching for truffles with Carlo and his faithful dog.


The Piemonte wine route is truly great. The area is known as the Langhe. (pronunced Lan-Gay), and the area is saturated in cheese, truffles, hazelnuts, mushrooms, chocolate, oak, grappa, and wines.

While Piedmonte is great all-year, Autumn highlights it's exceptional food finds. Here, at the Enthusiastic Traveler, we also highlight special names in the wine world of Small Vineyards. Tre Donne, Euginio Bocchino, and Federico Stella. The wine producers make truly outstanding wines and very little production.


-Winery tours, visits and tasting's with some lunch's available.

-Tour of the Banca del Vino wine library and SLOW FOOD univeristy.

-Participating in the grape harvest

-Hiking trips through the Lange

-Lingering in the small cities and tasting at the local food shops

-Truffle Hunting

-Mushroom gathering

-Piedmontese cooking classes (available for an additional price)

-Visit a local cheese producer

-All day city tour of Turin (Torino)

-Access to local festivals should one be happening at the time of your visit

-Play a course where the 19th hole is a wine cellar.


Prices do not include meals, entrance fees into museums, cooking classes or golf fees..

Transportation is included. Pick- up at your Hotel or in a familiar meeting place.

Reservations will be held with a credit card, and paid in Euro at the time of tour.

You will not be charged for cancellation if made 1 week in advance.


HALF Day 9,30 - 1,30

Per Couple 145,00 E each

3 people 60,00 € each

4 people 50,00 € each

5 people and more 35,00 € each

Full Day 9,30-4,00

Per Couple 200,00 €

3 people 70,00 € each

4 people 50,00 € each

5 people and more 40,00 € each

Corinne and Ornella are experts in the area. Born and bred Piedmontese and experts on Italian food and wine, you have an opportunity to explore a region that is virtually undiscovered. From cooking classes to sit down lunch's with wine makers to explorations into their favorite towns like Alba, Barolo, and la Morra.

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6 times a year, a small group of food and wine lovers gather together to embark on a journey that we hope is life-changing.
The tours are offered in different parts of Italy, but always involve activities such as wine tasting, making pasta, sightseeing and getting to taste the real Italy.
Please inquire to find out the dates and prices of these fabulous adventures.
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